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#11529244 - 04/08/16 09:25 AM Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly
pearow Offline
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Registered: 12/15/02
Posts: 1821
Loc: Murchison, TX, USA
These are made from a coke can. They flutter as they sink; good for suspended fish and deep in the summer heat. Cheap and easy to make-p-


Edited by pearow (04/08/16 01:29 PM)

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#11530752 - 04/08/16 11:25 PM Re: Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly [Re: pearow]
charlief1 Offline
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Registered: 08/20/15
Posts: 298
Loc: Hillsnowhere in Central Texas
I remember those from the late 70's and made more than a few of them. wink
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#11531016 - 04/09/16 09:23 AM Re: Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly [Re: pearow]
pearow Offline
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Registered: 12/15/02
Posts: 1821
Loc: Murchison, TX, USA
if I remember correctly, I learned to tie these from an article that appeared in the now defunct warm water fly fisherman. That was a great magazine; I still have all the issues. It didn't last long but contained some great articles every month-p-

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#11531769 - 04/09/16 08:52 PM Re: Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly [Re: pearow]
Hawgthumper Offline
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Registered: 04/15/15
Posts: 29
Is there some body material inside the aluminum?

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#11531864 - 04/09/16 09:41 PM Re: Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly [Re: pearow]
pearow Offline
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Registered: 12/15/02
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Loc: Murchison, TX, USA
just several wraps of thread; just enough to hold some superglue so it won't turn on the hook-p-

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#11532230 - 04/10/16 09:10 AM Re: Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly [Re: pearow]
Hawgthumper Offline
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Registered: 04/15/15
Posts: 29
Thanks P! Appreciate it.

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#11532392 - 04/10/16 11:09 AM Re: Aluminum can fly- the flutter fly [Re: pearow]
pearow Offline
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Registered: 12/15/02
Posts: 1821
Loc: Murchison, TX, USA
#2 from the top has the shank wrapped in small chenile; it holds a little better than the thread and creates a bigger body but it doesn't fish any differently than the thread wrapped ones-p-

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