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Monkey milk #13247897 08/14/19 08:57 PM
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Back before i started tying my own jigs, i used plastics exclusively. I think I have every color combo imaginable in plastic. My hands down favorite color plastic was monkey milk. Now that i only use my hand ties I decided to tie a monkey milk jig of my own. This is my version of monkey milk [Linked Image]
What does your version of monkey milk look like?





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Re: Monkey milk [Re: gar1970] #13248598 08/15/19 01:09 PM
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Good looking jig. Looks like you got plenty of backups too.

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Re: Monkey milk [Re: gar1970] #13248667 08/15/19 01:56 PM
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Looks good, but now I need to go look at the soft plastic monkey milk, lol!

After looking at what pictures I could find, I am thinking maybe the FL White with Silver Crystal would be good? I can't really see what colors the specks in that soft plastic are.

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Re: Monkey milk [Re: gar1970] #13248781 08/15/19 03:19 PM
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Very nice tie, I found a monkey milk chenille a lil different than that but yours and the one I found both look good.....I did a silver head and white tail with silver flash.....

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Re: Monkey milk [Re: THarris22] #13251474 08/18/19 03:20 AM
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Originally Posted by THarris22
Good looking jig. Looks like you got plenty of backups too.

Thank you sir! I have to tie enough for the fish and the snags lol





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Re: Monkey milk [Re: Skip_48] #13251477 08/18/19 03:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Skip_48
Looks good, but now I need to go look at the soft plastic monkey milk, lol!

After looking at what pictures I could find, I am thinking maybe the FL White with Silver Crystal would be good? I can't really see what colors the specks in that soft plastic are.

Skip

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This is the monkey milk color I'm trying to replicate skip. It seems to have a blue hue to it and the flakes are black. I would like to see what you come up with





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Re: Monkey milk [Re: SK.] #13251484 08/18/19 03:37 AM
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Originally Posted by SK.
Very nice tie, I found a monkey milk chenille a lil different than that but yours and the one I found both look good.....I did a silver head and white tail with silver flash.....

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Good looking monkey milk SK! I really like the silver flash





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Re: Monkey milk [Re: gar1970] #13252567 08/19/19 12:50 PM
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What is the name of the chenille ?

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Looks good, but now I need to go look at the soft plastic monkey milk, lol!

After looking at what pictures I could find, I am thinking maybe the FL White with Silver Crystal would be good? I can't really see what colors the specks in that soft plastic are.

Skip

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This is the monkey milk color I'm trying to replicate skip. It seems to have a blue hue to it and the flakes are black. I would like to see what you come up with


That is an interesting color especially with that Blue iridescence or it sure looks like that in this picture. Am thinking that is the key to that soft plastic color, it looks like a baitfish color.

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Originally Posted by THarris22
What is the name of the chenille ?

Monkey milk lol





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Re: Monkey milk [Re: gar1970] #13252843 08/19/19 05:22 PM
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I agree skip. It looks exactly like a shad in the green lights of my boat [Linked Image]





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I really like those Leo and SK. Interesting to see what Skip comes up with.

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Thanks kelly! Yup im interested also popcorn





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After a few tries i came up with one too!
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Ill put it too the test this evening.

Re: Monkey milk [Re: Pot licker] #13258306 08/24/19 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Pot licker
After a few tries i came up with one too!
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Ill put it too the test this evening.

How come your jigs always look nicer than mine? hmmm good job clap





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