SBS Foamhead Carnage Hopper

ScottP

Active Member
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hook - WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 fluoro pink
core - 8lb mono
underbody - elk hair
body/head - 1mm foam pink
wing - deer hair
legs - medium rubber grey
indicator - 1mm foam orange

Put a loop on one end of the mono

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Brush hook shank with Super Glue; tie in mono

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Clean, stack a clump of elk hair; trim butts/tie in, hook loop end onto gallows

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Wrap elk up core and back down; trim tips

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Tie in foam strip (about 1/3 gap width)

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Brush underbody with Super Glue; wrap up

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And back down; tie off/trim, trim mono

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Clean/stack/measure (tips to end of body) a clump of deer hair; trim butts/tie in

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Cut another strip of foam (gap width; tie in on underside

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Poke a hole for the hook eye

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Move thread to eye

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Pull foam forward on underside; pull over eye, tie in at eye

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Take a few wraps at eye (protects foam from splitting)

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Cross thread over head, pull foam back, tie in

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Tie in legs

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Add indicator

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Whip finish, SHHAN; trim legs, trim foam (topside and underside


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Regards,
Scott
 

ScottP

Active Member
Bullethead Carnage Hopper

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The foamheads were a favor to a friend, but I actually find a standard bullethead a lot easier to tie, although not as durable.

hook - WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 fluoro pink
core - 8lb mono
underbody - elk hair
body - 1mm foam pink
wing/head - deer hair
legs - medium rubber grey
indicator - 1mm foam orange


Regards,
Scott
 

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