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The Flashing Scud is dominating tailwaters of Beaver Dam. If you don't have this in your fly box you're messing up. Landed a nice brown with my first cast. Can't blame it though with its dubbing and legs, a little bit of flash, some wire for segmentation and some UV glue to amplify the flash. No trout can resist its flashing charm. My all-time favorite way to fish this is with a Hoot's Tungsten Jig Pig or Roo's Comp Pig as the anchor and about 8-12in I tie on the Flashing Scud depending on how deep the trout are feeding. Another way is by itself with some lead pinch weights about 6in to 4ft and even longer depending  on how they are feeding that and how fast can water is moving .  A good rule of thumb is to take the depth and multiply it by 1.5 and you can move your pinch weight up and down from there. Same rule of thumb works for the double dropper setup. 5 x-6X are great choices for tippet and tapered leader.

Flashing Scud (Scud)

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