Umpqua Feather Merchants

Copper John - Copper

$1.90
( 2 Reviews )

Current stock: 0

The Copper John combines a Prince Nymph tail, Brassie body, Pheasant Tail style thorax, Mike Mercer's style of Poxyback wingcase and a bead head. Truly innovative, the bead head and wire body help get this morsel right in the dining area without the aid of extra weight.

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 5262, sizes 12-18
THREAD:  Ultra Tying Thread, 6/0 color of choice
BODY WEIGHT:  Lead Free Wire, 8-10 wraps of .020
BEAD:  Bead Head, gold - match to hook size
TAIL:  Goose Biot, brown
ABDOMEN:  Ultra Wire, copper - size to match
WINGCASE STRIPE:  Flash-A-Bou, pearl
WINGCASE:  Thin Skin, black - coat entire wingcase with 5-Minute Epoxy
THORAX:  Peacock Herl
LEGS:  Hen Saddle, brown

SKU:
596F

2 Reviews

5/5
Big Daddy Jun 30th 2020

Copper John

Always get some play with these nymphs, especially with something larger set up above. Consistently excellent quality flies.

2/5
Chet Goodwin May 8th 2020

Review

These flys bend too easily. Only good for fish under 7 lbs

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