Much of what goes into my personal jig boxes...

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Unpainted heads with few frills. Each was tied with materials found at department, fabric, and craft stores. The jigs and krystal flash come from a sporting goods store and a fly shop, respectively.

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Threads are Trilobal Polyester machine embroidery and 60/40 Nylon to Polyester metallics. Both are round, 40-wt. threads.

These are very easy to tie quickly. Some are designed to be fished without a trailer.

Trailers will consist of Baby Guido Bugs, Arkie Baby Craws, and Yum Chunks.
 

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LedHed said:
Awesome jigs Pup - great use of materials

Thank you LedHed. :cool:


BTW, I forgot to mention that the hair material is craft fur. The sage green and black-colored fur came from exquisite bolts of "deluxe" craft fur fabric.

Don't be misled. Truly, some nice-looking material can come from fabric stores. Also, the fur has very good action in the water.
 

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Pup, your skill in balancing the material around the hook and front to back is impressive! Other things I like:
1. Darker drab colors with some appearing to have a nice material sheen.
2. Full mid body tapering towards the tail similar to a Clouser minnow.
3. Under tied red & orange accents.

Really, some of the nicest long fiber jig ties I've ever seen.
 

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Ha!! You already know i like em'! :D Viewing your ties got me into the realm of craft fur and i have found myself trying to substitute it into all kinds of different fly/jig patterns now.... :cool:
 

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Thanks again Guys.

How well does that craft fur hold up?

Very well. I have a field tester who's on his second season with some of my bass jigs. He catches a lot of largemouth bass with them and fishes nearly every weekend.
 
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