The Mermaid Man Articulated Kreelex Pike Fly
This fly is big, mean and bright. This fly will turn heads and make pike or musky very angry. Expect an aggressive take and a major fight when you hook a fish with this fly. It is a light fly that is easy to cast to the furthest targets. It swims through the water with an incredible amount of movement and a very natural look to it. Strip it fast or strip it slow, it doesn’t matter. It will get the job done.
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The Red Witch
This is a great pike fly for early season fish that are not interested in the really big stuff yet. It is very light to cast and has a ton of movement in the water. As well it is a very cheap pike fly because it does not need any hackle. Fish this fly deep or shallow and it is sure to turn some heads when it swimming through the water.
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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! Continue reading “Video: How to Tie a Foam Bass Popper”