Fishing Angling started as an intends to get nourishment for a group. Presently, angling is a game similar to chasing. Fishers attempt to get the greatest and rarest fish, gladly recording…Continue reading
Peacock Bass, Tucunaré, from Agua Boa River, on surface popper fly. Infos: . Jim Shulin, vp of Temple Fork Outfitters (TFO), fighting 18 lb. peacock bass on a Baby Blue fly rod while fishing…
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I thought I’d done this before … but I can’t find it. Since there was a recent thread about “getting into making poppers”, I figured this cheap way of making them could be useful, to other cheap bass-turds like myself.
I use popper hooks – but you could use straight shanks, since the thread will make a glue base anyway.
Start thread, wrap back and tie in tail material.
Tie in leg material of choice … I am using rubber legs for this one.
After punching out a body from flip flops, you’ll need to measure it, cut it and “skewer” it. If you push hard when punching the body, it will “deform” and have a slight taper in it.
Using a large sewing needle, pull leg material through the foam. A drop of superglue, then pull into final position.
Apply superglue to the threads and slide the body into place.
Trim legs to your desired lengths.
When the foam body gets too chewed up by attacking fish … cut it off and glue on a new body.Continue reading
Back in July a buddy of mine asked me to tie him some poppers, real froggy looking ones. Since I tie mostly dry flies and nymphs for trout this was a nice little challenge. He fished with them all summer and got some nice bass, but had problems getting…Continue reading