dumb Boobies…

most of us know that Boobies look like this:

they float, we fish them deep with a fast sinker, they wiggle and bob and they’re very inciting.

well, apparently the guy below didn’t quite read the instructions and managed to stretch his fly line across a bicycle path and capture a soft-headed pedalist in the process of trying to land his fish…

Booby Trapping: they weren’t kidding when they said that fate decides when Coloradans who are supposed to meet will meet when the time is ‘just right’…

4 thoughts on “dumb Boobies…

  1. […] as tied below, even with all that foam the rabbit strip tail once soaked with water won’t make it a great floater and that’s no problem because these really shine when fished with sinking lines. intermediates with short-short leaders or with higher density sinkers and then adjust the leader length to place the fly at the right hight from the bottom (we’ll need to think in a ‘reversed’ fashion to say, a nymph and indicator rig here. the line is cast, allowed to sink and it lays on the bottom of the lake or sea. the floating fly will hover above it. when the line is retrieved the fly slinkies down, during retrieve pauses the fly flutters back up) this sinking line/floating fly method is called ‘Booby Style’ but these are a lot better than some dumb boobies  ! […]

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