Jimmy D’s River Bugs

Jimmy D’s River Bugs, owned and operated by Jim DeZurik (Minnesota based angler / fly tyer with 50 years of experience), provides custom fly tying for all anglers looking to catch fish and enjoy themselves on both lakes and rivers. When you come to me, you can choose from my stock items (available in multiple colors) or let me tie one of your favorite jigs. Jimmy D’s River Bugs offers a variety of fish-catching lures, including Hair, Feather, Rabbit and Marabou Jigs, Swim Jigs, Spinner Baits, Pan Fish Jigs and so much more.

I specialize in tying jigs to catch Small and Large Mouth Bass, Walleyes, Northern Pike and Pan Fish. River Bug Hair jigs feature the usage of hair, feathers and silicone skirts. All of the materials used are of the highest quality and provide a natural life-like breathing action when pulled through the water. Paints used are oven cured powder paint and are available in a multitude of colors. Hook eyelets are always free of paint so you can start fishin’ instead of pickin’. I tie to please!

Quality Note

*All products featuring Silicone (Rubber) Skirts.* The Silicone is tied in place. I don’t use “rubber bands.” Mine are tied, knotted and cemented onto the hooks. They will not deteriorate or come off when you boat a fish. I put them on, to stay on! – – Thank you, – Jimmy D. Custom Hand Tied…

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Bear Material Notice

Effective Immediately All Goby’s will have “Grizzly Hair” used to replace the cinnamon black bear. Hair is exact color as the cinnamon but longer and stronger bear hair. You are going to love this change! Jimmy D Custom Hand Tied Bucktails Over 1,000 products to choose from! Shop Now

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Custom Work

Contact Us Today! IF YOU WOULD RATHER NOT USE PAYPAL OR FOR CUSTOM WORK either send me an email or call (320-252-2605 or jimdezurik@gmail.com). I will be happy to answer questions and offer quotes on things not listed. Custom Hand Tied Bucktails Over 1,000 products to choose from! Shop Now

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The Cubbie has been producing great results for many species!

Jimmy D’s Satisfied Customers

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Bryce has found a jig he loves - "The Goby" in round head turned a lot of fish heads. He ordered more. The Goby is made from Grizzly Bear. Great action and super strong.

Thanks Bryce! Early April 2021
~ Jimmy D

Ben caught this record breaker on my 1/8 oz Marabou Jig. Ben used 5lb test line, it is a Brown Trout weighing in at 32 lbs, 9 oz. Ben was fishing for smallies!! How exciting!

Thanks Ben! May 2021
~ Jimmy D

My granddaughter Ashlie caught this 25" walleye on a weenie jig (untipped). Her boyfriend Ty is helping pose for her before releasing the big fish.

Congratulations Ashlie! Late April 2021, SD
~ Jimmy D

Frank from Illinois is showing off a beautiful "Tiger Muskie". While fishing/catching smallies this brute took a liking to the "Cubbie". Ya never know what's down there!"

Thanks Frank! Mid-April 2021
~Jimmy D

Watch Casey Ehlert on YouTube in my blog! He demonstrates a new technique of catching giant smallies using my Marabou Jigs.

Jeff shows that crappie fishing is on. This 14" beauty was taken with a "Cubbie". Jeff was fishing in Illinois.

Thanks Jeff! - Jimmy D, Late April 2021

Bryan from Wisconsin caught this 20 incher on a 3/16 Olive River Bug. This guy knows how to fish hair jigs. It was one of several big smallies.

Thanks Bryan! Mid-April 2021
~ Jimmy D

Eric & his partner took 15th place out of 91 entries at this tournament. They used 3/32 Black River Bugs, way to go guys!

Thanks Eric! Late April 2021
~ Jimmy D