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Old 04-14-2019, 04:17 PM
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Has anybody tried the fly called the squirmy wormy? Saw these on the computer today, and they look interesting. Thanks for th replies.
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Old 04-14-2019, 06:18 PM
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Been using them for a few years. Sometimes the fish go nuts over them... sometimes they won't touch them!
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Old 04-14-2019, 07:15 PM
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Been using them for a few years. Sometimes the fish go nuts over them... sometimes they won't touch them!
Where is a good place to get some? What colours are best? Thanks.
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:32 PM
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I'm actually not sure if any shops sell the completed patterns, sorry. Most shops sell the material though and I tie my own in red and tan, red has been more effective for me. The flies are actually very easy to tie but not very durable. They can react with other plastics and most glues which will make them melt.
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Old 04-15-2019, 07:54 AM
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Where is a good place to get some? What colours are best? Thanks.
I may have located a Canadian source for the materials but won't hear back until tomorrow. I'll let you know. There are some US sites that list the completed "fly" for sale...search in Google.

I watched a video. He used a Loon UV resin, noting that other glues will just melt the stuff.
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Old 04-15-2019, 08:41 AM
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I think lots of people go to the dollar store and find rubber balls that have the rubber string things on them, sorry, do not know what they are called. Just pull them off and tie on a hook!
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Old 04-15-2019, 09:29 AM
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I think I've seen these in various colours at the fishin hole Calgary
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:07 PM
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I'm not sure where you're from but pretty much every fly shop in Calgary sells the material. It's easy to find.
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:09 PM
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Loon "Soft Head" is the only product I've used that didn't melt the material.
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Old 04-15-2019, 02:58 PM
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Where is a good place to get some? What colours are best? Thanks.
Pink seems to work well.
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Old 04-16-2019, 04:36 PM
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Iron Bow in Calgary sells the pattern.

https://ironbowflyshop.ca/collection.../bh-gummy-worm
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:06 AM
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Reelflies has a few patterns

https://www.reelflies.ca/search.php?...ry_adv=squirmy
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:47 AM
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Thanks, just ordered a few to try. Much appreciated.
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