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The Billy Special

Hook: Allen J100BL #8 Thread: Black Tail: Chartreuse Marabou Body: Black Chenille Hackle: Brown Hen Eyes: bead chain Named in honor of my late son-inlaw Billy. He liked a black tube jig that had chartreuse legs. I tied a few of these up for him and the Crappies would not leave it alone. So in his honor, the "Billy Special"

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The Sure Thing

A story of a miracle fly, rattlesnakes, and making memories. [by Bill “Bugs” Logan] Have you ever had a fly given to you that was “guaranteed”? It’s happened to me only once, so long ago, it’s part of my first fishing memories. Casting was overwhelmingly difficult then, and the result was nothing but tangles. Half...