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Craig's Hidden Cone Baitfish
Craig's Hidden Cone Baitfish, click for enlarged view

Tube:
1/8" HMH Flex Tubing in neon green
Thread:
6/0 chartreuse
Tail:
4-6 chartreuse saltwater saddle hackle
Flash:
whatever happens to be on the bench
Wing:
1 clump chartreuse bucktail top, 1 clump white bucktail bottom
Throat:
Red Krystal Flash
Cone:
HMH custom drilled conehead - large brass
Eye:
stick-on or painted
Head:
Large mylar tubing trimmed to point & covered in 5 min. epoxy


Dunc's Special
Dunc's Special, click for enlarged view

Hook:
Martinek 8xl size 1, sharpest one in the pack. Tag - 3 or 4 turns of fine gold oval tinsel
Tip:
Small section of fluorescent green floss behind small section of fluorescent red floss
Rib:
fine oval gold tinsel
Body:
orange floss
Belly:
Light Dun or tan bucktail
Throat:
Black hen hackle
Underwing:
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.)
Wing:
4 Ash (medium dun) colored saddle hackles
Shoulder:
Mallard dyed dun
Cheek:
Jungle Cock, large

Big Poppy by Tony Pagliei
Big Poppy, click for enlarged view

Tubing:
HMH large cut to length with colored junction tubing to match.
Thread:
Fluorescent Green 3/0
Hackle Collar:
Two oversized saddle hackles. Optional - Flashabou along the sides.
Head:
3/4" closed cell foam popper - bright colors with black stripes.
Hook:
Mustad C47 or equivalent size #2/0 - 4
Thread:
White 3/0
Tail:
Artic fox tail fur - create several different colored tails to make interchangeable components.


Day5Flies Spidergrub
Day5Flies Spidergrub, click for enlarged view

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
Tail: Zonker
Body: Zonker and bunny fur in a loop
Thread: 210-denier thread matched to color
Lead Wire: .030

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