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: Mallard Back Popper


striblue
04-11-2003, 10:28 PM
This ia on a Tiemco 911S,3/0.... The Tail is Olive grizzly chicabou.... the top is Mallard flank feathers and the bottom is pink Hackles with one strip of pink dyed tinsel saltwater flashabou.

striblue
04-12-2003, 08:51 AM
Bob Pink asked the acid test question on whether these will ride side ways because of the epoxy..These are winter experiments so all I can do is a sink test and as you can see they sit perfectly in the water so the epoxy is not heavy and the hook bend acts as a perfect keel...keeping them up in the right position.

rooster
04-12-2003, 10:40 PM
Striblue,
What is the body made of?
Thanks,
DK

striblue
04-13-2003, 08:24 AM
Dennis, these are your everyday foam popper boddies... any will do... infact I saw some extrodinary poppers made by Jay Horton out of Balsa wood... I liked that and will get some to work with.