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Smallie Tail
Tools / Materials Needed
Base Color: Green Pumpkin / Olive
Hi-light Color: Orange

  • 1/4 oz Football Jig, 3/0 Flat Eye Hook (Mustad
    32796BLN) Mold: FBB-4H-AFM, Jig Head
    Powder coated in base color
  • Bucktail: Base Color
  • Bucktail: Hilight Color
  • Thread: Base Color 210D flat waxed thread
  • Crystal Flash: Hi-light Color
  • Medium Round Rubber: Base Color
  • Medium Round Rubber: Hi-light Color
  • Wire
#1
Put a base layer of thread between the bait keeper barb and collar.
Smallie Tail
#2
Tie in a small tuft of hi-light color bucktail on one side.
#3
Tie in a small tuft of hi-light color bucktail on the other side.
#4
Tie in a small tuft of base color bucktail on the bottom.
#5
Tie in a small tuft of base color bucktail on the top.
#6
Tie in a small tuft of base color bucktail on the side.
#7
Tie in a small tuft of base color bucktail on the other side.
#8
Perform final wraps and lay a base layer of thread
between collar and head.
#9
Tie in crystal flash with a crisscross pattern.
#10
Add round rubber strips (2.5-3") in both colors, loosely wrap
with wire, position rubber.
#11
Cinch wire and cut legs free.
The final product
Step by step instructions and
pictures created by:
FuzzyGrub

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