Copper Head Jig
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The Copper Head is a jig that is often used as the top fly in a two fly rig. It is, however, a very successful fly and will be eaten where ever fished.
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|Hook:||Jig hook with the smallest head available. Size 12 gold hook.
|Thread:||8/0 Uni-Thread, red
|Body:||Pheasant tail fibers
|Tail:||Pheasant tail fibers
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- Mount the jig hook
- Start thread behind the jig and lay a base down the shank of the hook. Tie in four or five fibersof pheasant tail and brng the thread back to behind the jig.
- Tie on five or six fibers of pheasant tail and wrap the thread to the end of the body. Bring the thread forward to behind the jig.
- Wrap the pheasant tail fibers forward to behind the jig. Tie off, whip-finish and cement.