an artificial fly made of hairs of or like those of the tail of a deer.
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How to use bucktail in a sentence
This rod will handle the bucktail spinners which I use for trout and bass, when other things have failed.Woodcraft and Camping | George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
The most commonly used for bucktail Streamers is flat tinsel ribbed with oval tinsel or no ribbing at all.
Now take about 175 hairs of other colored bucktail, place this on top of the first colored bucktail the same as Fig. 10.
I use one with all white bucktail and silver body, the same as I do a Black Ghost, for locating fish.
Then the operators appealed to the governor who sent in the famous bucktail regiment just victoriously back from the war.The Coming of Coal | Robert W. Bruere