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Barr's Dropper Hopper - #8

Umpqua Feather Merchants
$2.95

This dual purpose terrestrial is tied with both foam and buoyant elk hair. The highly visible Dropper Hopper floats high enough to support a bead head nymph and has an active, life-like silhouette.

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 5263, size 6
THREAD:  Ultra 140 Tying Thread, cream or tan
BODY:  4mm Fly Foam, cut to shape
RIB:  Ultra 140 Tying Thread, match to color
LEGS:  Round Rubber Hackle, tan - knotted
WING:  Medallion Wing Sheeting, color of choice
OVERWING:  Elk Body Hair and Krystal Flash
HEAD:  Elk Body Hair, tied bullet style
VISIBILITY PIECE:  McFlylon Poly Yarn, chartreuse

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Description

This dual purpose terrestrial is tied with both foam and buoyant elk hair. The highly visible Dropper Hopper floats high enough to support a bead head nymph and has an active, life-like silhouette.

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 5263, size 6
THREAD:  Ultra 140 Tying Thread, cream or tan
BODY:  4mm Fly Foam, cut to shape
RIB:  Ultra 140 Tying Thread, match to color
LEGS:  Round Rubber Hackle, tan - knotted
WING:  Medallion Wing Sheeting, color of choice
OVERWING:  Elk Body Hair and Krystal Flash
HEAD:  Elk Body Hair, tied bullet style
VISIBILITY PIECE:  McFlylon Poly Yarn, chartreuse

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This fly does its job very well. It will float a pair of nymphs and also get some takes. The green sighter on top makes it easy to see. Fished it in fast freestone water and it was perfect for a hopper-copper-dropper rig.
Posted by Brad Tiemeyer on Jul 23rd 2020

Additional info

SKU: 522F