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  1. View From The Beach
    For those who haven't had their fill of instructional fishing videos yet, I just completed one on fishing bucktails in the rough stuff. Hope you find it useful.
  2. The Striper Forum
    Hmmm... I guess that wasnt my most brilliant idea of the month. [/URL][/IMG] How much work to replace that skirting. ( they are nice and white tho ).
  3. The Striper Forum
    I've been tieing up some of my own bucktails this winter as a way to pass the time. It's been interesting, and have learned a lot. I'm running out of of long enough deer tail hair though. Does anyone know if horse hair can be used as a substitute? Far simpler for me to get in longer lengths...
  4. The Striper Forum
    Zeno Hromin did a great job with the editing on this. bucktailing interview
  5. Buy - Sell - Trade
    I'm sitting here in Arizona waiting to move back East in a couple of months.I tye bucktails for saltwater.They catch fish,for sure.They have been being used at Somer's Point for stripers and flounder.I tye daily,mostly 3/4 oz. Wedge heads,with a size 3/0 Eagle Claw 635.Also lots of "H" jigs in 1...
  6. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    What would be the best set up for casting bucktails. Should i use a shock leader between the main line and the bucktail or use a snap swivel to hook the bucktail to.
  7. Massachusetts
    Anyone having any luck with bucktail jigs at all? I'm going to be out tomorrow morning and giving them a shot...any tips on technique ?
  8. The Striper Forum
    I have been searching and searching and searching some more but all to the same conclusion …. Confusion read2.gif I would like to start fishing Bucktails, partly because I can tie them myself ( like I enjoy tying my own flies) but also because they seem like killer baits. The issue I...
  9. Plugs and Plug Building
    I am tying bucktails with lead heads for striper bass. Thread applying very tough. While and after tying I apply some Super Glue on the thread but anyway significant amount of hairs departing out. Any suggestions? Thanks
  10. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Hey guys, I have recently lost my last swing hook bucktail jig. Does anyone know of a company which makes any of these? I really feel that the action of the swing hook with a trailer makes a big difference versus a standard bucktail with a straight hook. Any feedback is apreciated, thanks.
  11. The Striper Forum
    Hello Guys I was wondering if anyone has used parachute bucktails while fishing the surf and had any luck? A buddy of mine swears by them and states he had luck on them just want to see if anyone else has and if they are worth investing. I have heard that they great for trolling and jigging but...
  12. Massachusetts
    I got over 23 bucktails at dicks for 99¢ a piece! There was a bunch of smiley copies, and other ball head, torpedo heads. No spro heads though. All dressed with nice colors. White\flash, black, white\chartruce, yellow, white\red\flash,pink. 3\4oz-2oz Gonna go see if i can hit another dicks...
  13. Surfcasting Central
    preferred colors?----- same as lures?(dark)"blurple"----or are white acceptable??--thanks in advance---
  14. Buy - Sell - Trade
    Custom tails for trade sizes 3/4 1 11/2 and 3 oz white yellow .looking for plugs tails have mustad 8/0 hooks.
  15. Rhode Island Fishing
    I am proud any very excited to announce that Wickford Rodworks in Wickford Rhode Island will be carrying my bucktails in less than 2 weeks . Bob is the sponsor here on the rod building forum . He will have a selction of 3/4 - 4 oz in bucktails and 5-6 oz parachutes .. I hope you guys check...
  16. Plugs and Plug Building
    Figured I'd try to make a few bucktails. First up is some Clouser Minnows made with Jim's YouTube link. Some 2 ounce banana heads Some 1 1/2 ounce flat heads. The 3 yellow ones in the upper right were bought from NJ Tackle, painted, epoxied and finished. The other were cast from a home...
  17. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    I have used many different methods to fish, but I always hear that if nothing is working a bucktail will. I've also heard that they are deadly on fluke, I have never been able to hook a fluke on a bucktail. What is the best way to fish one? I would be drifting so do I vertically jig it or...
  18. Buy - Sell - Trade
    Does anyone have bucktails for sale??? i am also looking for 1/0 -2/0 hooks, 1oz,2oz,3oz wieghts, and any spare rapala's for freshwater Thanks- Mike
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