The Bucktail Game Changer | Tying With The Pros - E8

The Bucktail Changer, Tied by Marlon Prince 

On Episode 8, Musky Town Featured Guide Marlon Prince - of St. Johnny Sox in New Brunswick - shares how to tie and fish his Musky-sized bucktail version of Blane Chocklett's signature fly platform. This episode is packed with more high level tying & fishing intel to help you be more successful while fly fishing for Musky. Learn how to tie the Bucktail Game Changer and check out the materials list below!


Shank - 40mm front and 28mm rear shanks

Thread - Danville Flymaster+ (210 Denier), Veevus Power Thread, etc.

Ultra Strength Split Rings

Hook - 6/0 Kona Big Game Hunter (or your favorite treble)

Support Brush - Translucent Ice Chenille, Chocklett's Filler Flash or Body Tubing

Flash - Baitfish Emulator Flash

Bucktail - Musky Town TailsHareline Graded Tails or Midwest Bucktails

Feathers - Saddles, Hen Saddles, etc.

Adhesive/UV - Hard As Hull, Loon UV Thin, Solarez, Loon Infiniti Light, etc.

Additional Tools - MN Fly ToolProtojawn 

Tying With The Pros was developed to help you gain a deep understanding of the top Musky & Predator fly patterns, tying techniques, tips, tricks & thought processes of some of the best fly anglers & tyers in the world.