Poppers are not the best way to catch pike over here in Belgium, but they certainly are the most spectacular way to catch them. Normally I rarely tie them, but apparently one of the lakes we will fish in Ireland, is very shallow and a good place to fish with poppers.
So I tied me a couple, and it was so much fun that I will certainly tie me some more.
Sorry for the bad quality of the pictures. I’ve used daylight instead of artificial light, and lost a lot of details.
I took a picture of the first fly from a different angle as well. This way you can see how I tied in the feathers.
These flies were all tied with ready made popper heads, but in a next post I’ll show you how I make my own…