Video: How to Tie a Foam Bass Popper

In this video, we tie a simple Foam Bass Popper.  Foam Poppers are much lighter, float higher and pop better than the painted or lacquered poppers. I actually prefer to fish with foam poppers over the “fancy” painted poppers. Don’t get me wrong, I love fancy poppers. They look amazing and are really fun to tie, but there is no doubt that simple foam poppers are just as effective (if not more effective). These simple Foam Poppers can be used for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Pike, Musky, Wipers, Striped Bass, Peacock Bass and any other aggressive freshwater fish. Foam poppers are always in my warmwater box!

Now let’s see what you can do. #avidmaxflytyers

Foam Bass Popper Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #04-01 Gamakatsu B10s
Thread: Black UNI 3/0
Weed Guard: 20LB RIO Hard Alloy Mono
Tail: Chartreuse Grizzly Hen Neck or Strung Saddle Hackle
Collar: Black Strung Saddle Hackle
Head: Chartreuse Foam Popper
Legs: Yellow or Chartreuse Medium Round Rubber Legs
Threader: Griffin Threaders
Glue: Brush On Zap A Gap

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