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Dble Haul 07-30-2002 07:34 PM

Yarn hoppers
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This is a hopper pattern that I like because of its simplicity.

Hook: Dry fly, sizes 8-14
Thread: Rust, 6/0
Tail: A few fibers from a partridge feater (or other quill)
Body: Poly yarn, orange or yellow
Wing: Turkey quills, paired
Hackle: Any standard dry fly quality hackle, nuetrally colored

Not only is this fly easy to tie, it's easy to see on the water with the bright yarn body.

striblue 07-30-2002 08:46 PM

Mark...great to see these up the archive for trout flies...this one might be perfect on the flats...Nice little shrimp pattern in a way also.

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