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There's something about this kreature...
02-23-2011, 11:45 PM, (This post was last modified: 02-24-2011, 12:02 AM by Pup.)
There's something about this kreature...
...bait that I like (brown color). I hope that the bass will like it too.

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  • Darice Craft Fur - brown and fawn
  • Brown and copper-colored silicone skirt tab
  • Lion Brand Suede chenille yarn - mocha
  • Coats & Clark trilobal polyester thread 40-wt. - chona brown
  • A 1/8-oz. football head jig with #1 bronze sickle hook
  • Avon Nailwear nail enamel - "bare necessity" color
  • PermaPoxy 5-Minute epoxy for jig head topcoat
02-24-2011, 01:17 AM,
RE: There's something about this kreature...
Cool Jig - Bigfish The dirty browns are an 'in-between' color for me, when the water is starting to clean up but still not clear. I am really liking the silicone skirt material, have a bunch of proto's i can't wait to get wet. The football heads you are using should give some extra wiggle to everything also. : Co-Founder
02-24-2011, 11:54 AM,
RE: There's something about this kreature...
That says eat me - really great tye
02-25-2011, 12:54 AM,
RE: There's something about this kreature...
I can picture that thing moving through the water now. Pull it and the legs collapse around the body and stop it and the legs flare out. Should terrorize the smallies.
02-25-2011, 12:14 PM,
RE: There's something about this kreature...
Thank your for your comments Guys. Smile

I look forward to the action of the silicone skirt. The craft fur tail will add some movement too.

Last fall, I did a little shoreline fishing and observed the actions of craft fur tails on football head jigs. At times when a jig's body was aligned nearly vertically, I could see the fur moving back and forth with the micro currents associated with wind wave action. Pretty neat, I thought. Cool

These are a challenge for me to tie. I have to constantly keep track of the silicone skirt's legs when forming thread loops during the whip finish. Sometimes, I get confused when making my turns as I slip the legs through the loops. Huh Undecided

Then, there's the careful wrapping of the thread behind the jig head to make sure that it gets buried beneath the chenille.

When all is said and done though, I'm usually satisfied with how these turn out. Jig
02-27-2011, 02:57 PM, (This post was last modified: 02-27-2011, 02:58 PM by skeetbum.)
RE: There's something about this kreature...
That has my creative juices flowing.I have some of that material myself. Really good job.
02-28-2011, 11:38 PM,
RE: There's something about this kreature...
Thank you Skeetbum. Smile

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