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Cypert Minnow #13900103 02/24/21 11:46 AM
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Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13900987 02/25/21 12:29 AM
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Nice. Been working on a few color variations myself. Do you ever use anything heavier than bead chain on these?

Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13901205 02/25/21 03:18 AM
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Doug, I use bead chain for the slower sink rate, and usually on #8 hook, but I'm still working to fill panfish boxes.
I mostly fish stillwater and don't need more weight.


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Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13901389 02/25/21 12:19 PM
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Well done thumb

Have you had a lot of luck with these? I've never fished with cypert minnows for sunfish or crappie. I usually use buggy patterns for sunfish and something with some weight, like a 1/32 ounce jig head fly for crappie.

Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13901599 02/25/21 02:37 PM
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J-moe, I can't say a lot of luck but on a jig hook I have caught a few. Kinda like a tiny crappie jig on a floating line and short leader for depth control.


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Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13902166 02/25/21 09:22 PM
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Nice flies. Nicely done. thumb


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Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13906149 03/01/21 02:57 AM
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Nice! I hooked up on a couple of sandies with Cyperts just a few hours ago.


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Re: Cypert Minnow [Re: FlyFX] #13955300 04/10/21 10:14 PM
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Looks great. I have never tried using orange chenille but the chartreuse/pearl combination is my go-to.

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