I agree with the wooly bugger. I noticed early in the year the smallies were spitting out crayfish parts that very orange. I started tying wooly buggers with orange maribou tail,orange chenille body with brown chenille rib,brown hackle spirled from back to front and brown hackle behind the head. I had some fantastic fishing with this pattern early in the year.
My photo bucket is acting up, but I ty a pretty decent one. I caught some trout on it, and had a co worker test it for me on smallmouth. They caught a few but they landed 15 carp on them. The one was 35# and snapped the guys 8 wt orvis.
Let me know if you want the recipe. I could email you a pic of it, and that carp.
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