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Month: November 2021

The Legendary Girdle Bug Pattern

The Legendary Girdle Bug Pattern

I have read the legendary Girdle Bug pattern was first developed in the 1930’s by Frank McGinnis of Anaconda, Montana. Originally called “McGinnis Rubber Legs“. Since the original pattern used rubber strands from a woman’s girdle for the legs the name eventually changed to the Girdle Bug. McGinnis’s developed the fly to entice the Big Hole’s lunker trout. Today, there are many variations of the Girdle Bug, including Pat’s Rubber Legs, The Turd, Jimmy Legs, and many more. The rubber…

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