|Craig's Hidden Cone Baitfish
1/8" HMH Flex Tubing in neon green
4-6 chartreuse saltwater saddle hackle
whatever happens to be on the bench
1 clump chartreuse bucktail top, 1 clump white bucktail bottom
Red Krystal Flash
HMH custom drilled conehead - large brass
stick-on or painted
Large mylar tubing trimmed to point & covered in 5 min. epoxy
Martinek 8xl size 1, sharpest one in the pack. Tag - 3 or 4 turns of fine gold oval tinsel
Small section of fluorescent green floss behind small section of fluorescent red floss
fine oval gold tinsel
Light Dun or tan bucktail
Black hen hackle
5 or 6 Peacock herls, over which are two pieces of orange floss (one long over the top of one short.) Slightly stiffened with wax or thin cement due to length.)
4 Ash (medium dun) colored saddle hackles
Mallard dyed dun
Jungle Cock, large
Big Poppy by Tony Pagliei
HMH large cut to length with colored junction tubing to match.
Fluorescent Green 3/0
Two oversized saddle hackles. Optional - Flashabou along the sides.
3/4" closed cell foam popper - bright colors with black stripes.
Mustad C47 or equivalent size #2/0 - 4
Artic fox tail fur - create several different colored tails to make interchangeable components.
Hook:1/0 3366 Mustad or 2/0 90 degree jig hook.
Weed Guard: 30# hard mason mono
Bead: 3/16 Cyclopes or 3/16 or 7/32 tungsten bead
Skirt: Crazy legs
Body: Zonker and bunny fur in a loop
Thread: 210-denier thread matched to color
Lead Wire: .030