Hey I am semi new here and have been tying flies for about 13 years and have never really got into making poppers. Just looking for some advice on what I should get for tools and materials. Looking to make a wide range of popper sizes from bass/pike to…Continue reading
Northern Minnesota Frabill panfish popper Shimano seanna reel Trilene micro ice 3lb line Follow- my Instagram for fishing content @look_at_that_bass.Continue reading
Nice hot summer day wading in the river in search of big smallmouth bass! I was using a small size 8 black topwater popper on the end of a 6 pound test tippet, and a 9wt fly rod. They were…
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Fly fishing for panfish with a foam popper. Fish caught were a red breast sunfish, green sunfish and two rock bass. Please comment to ask questions. Thanks for watching!
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Well I went grocery shopping after work which I really hate doing but that is another story. I ran across some sheets of foam that was on sale for a dime so I pick up a few sheets. They only had just a few and I pick up green, white, black, and orange. Before I purchased my vise back in March I watched videos after videos on You Tube and other places and I remember seeing a fellow Texan named William B. Tedrick. I watched a lot of his videos and I really liked what he had put out there to see. Seem like a real nice fellow to me and maybe one day our paths might cross.
Anyway I tied my first foam fly and I must say it is the funniest looking thing I have ever seen! It is suppose to be a popper made out of foam to resemble a frog. I put some spots on him, colored his mouth red, and even put some small eyes on his head. I hit the eyes with my Silver Creek UV Resin which really made the eyes pop out!
Hey like I have said I am just having fun learning something new. He sure looks pathetic to me! Looks deformed but who knows he might do the trick on a big ole bass…LOLContinue reading