Hopper Grande

Rainy's Premium Flies $3.50

This is the hottest hopper in the Rockies and it works like a charm in Chile!

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 5263, sizes 6-12
THREAD:  MFC 6/0 Tying Thread, match to color
BODY:  6mm Fly Foam - cut to shape, slot to fit over hook, glued. Brown/black Permanent Marker for spots
LEGS:  Medium Centipede Legs - 3 strands knotted, then 2 strands clipped leaving one leg for kickers. Front legs just one strand of centipede legs
WING:  Hen Back, lacquered heavily
UNDERWING:  Krystal Flash, uv tan
HEAD:  6mm Fly Foam, cut to shape
COLLAR:  Super-Fine Dry Fly Dubbing, tan

Code Color Sizes Price
#497FT Tan 8 - 12 $3.50
#497FY Yellow 8 - 12 $3.50
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This is the hottest hopper in the Rockies and it works like a charm in Chile!

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 5263, sizes 6-12
THREAD:  MFC 6/0 Tying Thread, match to color
BODY:  6mm Fly Foam - cut to shape, slot to fit over hook, glued. Brown/black Permanent Marker for spots
LEGS:  Medium Centipede Legs - 3 strands knotted, then 2 strands clipped leaving one leg for kickers. Front legs just one strand of centipede legs
WING:  Hen Back, lacquered heavily
UNDERWING:  Krystal Flash, uv tan
HEAD:  6mm Fly Foam, cut to shape
COLLAR:  Super-Fine Dry Fly Dubbing, tan

Code Color Sizes Price
#497FT Tan 8 - 12 $3.50
#497FY Yellow 8 - 12 $3.50

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Go To Hopper Pattern

I fished this hopper pattern almost exclusively last year in Chile. It proved to be the most productive fly of the trip. Unfortunately I ran out of the pattern 3/4 of the way through the trip and had to use another hopper pattern which worked but not as effectively.
Posted by undefined on Jan 18th 2016

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SKU: 497F