Kevin Hutchison shares popper head assembly and painting, videos

The object of this series is to show some ideas, and cost savings, when making popper heads. None of the products mentioned are the absolute “best” to buy, or use, but mentioned to only give you some ideas.

The basic approach to this fly was originally published by Jay "Fishy" Fullum as the “single fold popper” in his book Fishy’s Flies, ISBN 0-8117-2616-9.

Kevin has made some modifications. Most notably is the thickness of the foam, 6mm instead of 4mm. Another noted modification is a slit in the foam for the dogleg of the hook to rest in.

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Lake Bastrop Trip Report: Feb 28-29, 2020

The Lake Bastrop weekend trip was a success.  We had six tents with twelve sleeping spots reserved;  seven hardy fisherman attended, fishing and spending the night on Friday, and fishing again on Saturday morning.  Kayaks and a paddleboard. Friday morning started off rather chilly.  Temps right around 35F.  It warmed up fairly quickly and was … Continue reading Lake Bastrop Trip Report: Feb 28-29, 2020