Pattern A Sand Lance Pattern

#1
This is my variation of Steve Farrar's Sand Eel Jiggy which is his variation of Bob Popovics' Jiggy.

MATERIALS:

Thread: Clear Mono
Hook: #2 Mustad 34007 bent 15-degrees at the foreward 1/3rd.
Cone Head: Small
Eyes: #2 Prismatic Stick-On
Body: White Super Hair
Body Flash: Mixed combination of Laserflash and Pearl Flashabou
Topping: "Baitfish" Angel Hair
Detailing: Black Waterproof Marker (Sharpie) to accent tail fin.
Cements: Devcon 5-Minute Epoxy (two applications ala Bob Popovics) for the head section of the fly. A VERY LIGHT application of Softex is applied with the fingers to the back 1/3rd of the fly after completion.

NOTES:

- This fly is tied in the "bend back" style enabling it to ride "hook point up."
- The small cone head provides the weight necessary for a darting/diving action.
- Shrouding the hook point makes the fly nearly weedless allowing it to be fished among eelgrass and kelp.
- Softex is applied (edit: to the rear 1/3rd of the fly) to maintain shape and facilitate depression of the materials over the hook point on the strike.
 

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#4
Dick,

Thanks for the kind words.
I'm not familiar with Bruce Ferguson's pattern. Can you enlighten me further (e.g. recipe, photo/scan etc.?)

Greg