Popper Bass Fly

hook Any hook you desire
hook size(s) Any size to 1/0
thread Black
tail Match the color you are tying
hackle Color to match your choosing, tied from back of head to tail
head White balsa shaped
eyes Yellow with black pupil

notes: Balsa is used for the head. This requires some expertise in shaping with a sharp knife. The front of the head should be flat and cut at a 60 degree angle starting at the top and finishing at the bottom. The rest of the head should be rounded and bullet tapered, painted white. A small slit should br cut in the bottom so the head can be put over the hook shank and glued down. Tied in various colors.

submitted by: Joel Sampson at Joel.Sampson@stmarys.ca