Hook: #4-8 Mustad 33903
Weedguard: Palmered Hackle
Legs(optional): Rubber Hackle
Body: 3/8" to 1/2" Foam Cylinder from a Foam Sandle
Tail: 2 - 4 hackles
made from a flip-flop that was found in the water. I use a gasket punch
to cut out the foam. 3/8" to 1/2"
tied on a kink shank hook (this is one is not) #4-#8 depending on the
size of the foam body.
2 to 4 hackles letting the tips extend past the bend of the hook about
1-1/2 hook shank length. Cut off all but one
Using the best of the hackles Palmer warp the point where you tied in
the hackles forward about three to four close wraps. Whip this to hold
in place open wrap forward to the eye tie off.
foam body jut past half way in the front to about 1/4" of the way
at the back. This is to keep the hook open of foam, for better hooking.
fit forcing the open wrap hackle down with the body. Remove the body.
are happy apply a drop of Super Glue to the hook shank top. Open the
split and place on the hook, Hold closed for just a minute. Keeping
the glue off the fingers... You will see that the extra hackle is now
can be marked with a permanent marker for eyes or you can glue in doll
add Rubber legs using a needle to pull the legs through the body.
popper style for about any fish you would like to try for. I have take
Redfish, blue gills, trout, and l00's of bass.