I started experimenting with Sybai’s range of mylar tinsel last winter. I found the patterns that I had used such as these Runway Models to be very effective at thumping some late winter lunkers on the head.
Hook: Firehole 633 #16-20
Tail: Medium Pardo CDL
Bead: Silver tungsten.
Abdomen: Sybai Pearl blue and copper brown mylar tinsel coated with UV resin.
Dorsal Mark: Black sharpie with layer of UV cured resin.