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[buhk-teyl] /ˈbʌkˌteɪl/
noun, Angling.
an artificial fly made of hairs of or like those of the tail of a deer.
Origin of bucktail
1910-15; buck1 + tail1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • bucktail spinners, spinner baits and jigged minnows all have successful track records with early season muskies.
  • Behind the cash register, waiting for customers, the owner kills his day wrapping bucktail.
  • Best action is after dark and a bucktail tipped with peeler crab is the preferred bait.
  • Walleye action was good off the east side wall with bucktail jigs and minnows.
  • The new flies had bucktail wings and tails for better floatation.

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