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Balizas (Spanish Lighthouse) tied by Joe HardTarget Species: Freshwater Bass
, Recommended Region: Eastern Canada
, Imitation: General Baitfish
, Material List:
Hook; TMC 700, 1/0
Medium black cone
Thread; Black 8/0 uni
Tail 2 splayed Whiting bronze coq de leon hen hackles 1 and 1/2 shank length, with 1 strand of Black K.F, on the outside.
Butt; Gold holographic mylar tinsel, from tail to just above hook point
Body; heavily palmered whiting bronze coq de leon hen hackles. Starting with a smaller feather, about gap size (about 4 one) after the other., Then 2 strands of a gold/black rubber bass lure skirt per side, extending to about the back of hook. (About just forward of the middle of the shank). Then a few larger coq hackles heavily palmered, then two more strands of the rubber on top of shank, near cone but enough room for one more hackle to be tied on. Finally another larger coq hackles palmerd as a collarTying Instructions:
Tied like a bugger but with splayed hen hackles and tightly palmered folded hackles facing rearward. The addition of the rubber skirt strands adds contrast flash and extra movementPresentation Tips:
as a streamer or jig.