Jimmy D's Fish Tails

Michigan Crappies in Mid Summer

Michigan Crappies in Mid-Summer The crappie jigs you made for me were not only beautiful to me, and the crappie could not resist them.  I haven’t caught that many crappie in the dead heat of summer in quite a while.  The pike and bass loved them as well.  We used 1/32 custom Marabou Crappie Jigs.…

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Sound of Silence of the River

Sound of Silence of the River Written by: Steve De Zurik, my son – Jimmy D Have ever heard the phrase “silence is deafening?” Have you ever experienced it? Well there are times and places in this world where that really does exist…this past weekend my brother Tony and I hit the upper Mississippi River…

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Muskie on Spinner Bait

Muskie on Spinner Bait This video we put together to commemorate the catch and honor the lure that bring in the big ones. Thanks for making the best lures around! – Tyler, June 2020

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Tournament Win With SCRUFFY Early 2020

Richard Marlow is the skilled angler, this retells the two-day event:   Day 1: The bite got tough the 1st day of the tourney, until I tied on scruffy.  The smallies inhaled this jig.  I landed 9 that day (two of which were VA. Citations) that put me in the top 10. Day 2: Scruffy…

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Small Moving Water Magic

If you are like me you love chasing smallmouth on rivers. Pretty much there is no other place I rather be than exploring a river.

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Great Work!

“What fantastic looking jigs. Great work. It makes me want to start tying myself.”

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Cast with a Cop

“He loved it! He is beyond his years in helping others. He can be my guide anytime!”

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A Swallowed Swim Jig

“When you see the Swim Jig that far down in the mouth… this was not a bite!!!!!!!!!”

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Fishing the Madawaska River

“The banks of the Madawaska River were FILLED with bright green and brown strains of leopard frog.”

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Fishing Tourney Frenzy

“I hear a commotion from the front of the boat… and there goes my rod off the deck of the boat from a fish grabbing my lure.”

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Out-Fishing the Hotshot

“Absolutely love your jigs, definitely fit my approach to fishing.”

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Log of Fame

“Now each of these riverbugs have landed 50+ fish. They are still beautiful and could tackle another 50 more. However, for now they rest until neither you nor I can ty no more. When all other bugs are spent or retired they may get one more chance to become superheroes!!”

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4th of July Canada Trip

“We also hit some off shore rock reefs that were adjacent to deep water.”

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Riverbug Tips

“There’s something special, seemingly magical at times, about how productive hair jigs are in cold water.”

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From Idaho to Minnesota’s North Woods

“Lets just say we sat in this spot for 2-hours and watched these smallies put on a feeding clinic to these minnows and Jimmy D’s flies!”

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