Published Aug 25. 2021 - 3 months ago
Updated or edited Aug 25. 2021

Tap's Bug

Detailed instructions for tying Tap's Bug, a simple and effective deer hair popper. The New Fly Fisher has a great video on techniques for popper fishing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1aj8zeP7rE and the Jensens pass along some much needed tips on safely releasing fish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Erxd-sgt8vA

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Tip for hair trimming...

If you steam the untrimmed bug over a small pot of boiling water, or the spout of a teapot, the deer hair will stand up erect. This makes the trimming a bit easier and delivers a tidier result.

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