Thursday, July 9, 2015

Tying the Mule Deer Diver

The Mule Deer Diver

The Mule Deer Diver was originally tied for float-tube popping on Western Washington State's lakes and ponds. 25 years later and now on the East Coast, it remains a staple in my box and continues to catch fish whenever attached to the leader. Simple to tie & easy to trim, it floats like a cork and has great diving action through the water. 

MDD  Recipe

Hook:  #6 Gamakatsu Stinger
Thread:  6/0 Black
Tail:  White Bucktail
Hackle:  Dark Barred Ginger or Grizzly
Legs:  Dun Medium Centipede Legs
Head:  Mule Deer Body Hair

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