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: Copper Killer

Peter Terndrup
10-06-2005, 02:42 PM

Here is my tubeversion of the Copper Killer.

Tight lines!


Peter Terndrup
10-06-2005, 03:01 PM
Hope it work now :)

10-06-2005, 03:20 PM
Very Nice Peter,

Always liked your tubes. Has that one produced fish for you this year?


10-06-2005, 03:21 PM
I have always liked the copper killer. I actually fish it quite a bit for steelhead. I never thought of adapting it to a tube. Would you mind sharing the dressing ?


Peter Terndrup
10-06-2005, 03:42 PM
Hi Charlie

I made this year for the june fishing at the Gaula River in Norway, and the biggest i caught on it was a 25 pounder.

Tag: Oval Copper tinsel
Butt: Yellow Mini Flatbraid and red wool
Tail: Red SLF Hanks
Body: First 1/3 Copper mini flatbraid and 2/3 Copper Ice dub
BodyHackle: Red
Rib: Red Mini flatbraid and copper tinsel
Fronthackle: White Eared Pheasant dyed Red
Wing: Feiry Brown Tempeldog Hair with red and copper Angel hair and Gliss Nī Glow. On the top 3 to 5 peacock herl.
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Head: Copper Cone head

Tight lines!