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Simple Foam Rubber Grasshopper

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#1 fshng84

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 09:18 PM

Another simple but effective pattern - Simple Foam Rubber Grasshopper.

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Used it today and had fun catching a few Bass and Bluegill!



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Posted 31 March 2015 - 11:52 PM

Good action this evening. Foam Grasshopper seemed to be the go to fishing fly this time! 11 Bass and a Bluegill liked it! Fun stuff! Today's Video.



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Posted 01 April 2015 - 03:51 PM

Gotta love that last fish ... nice colors, lots of ego!


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Posted 01 April 2015 - 04:12 PM

Nice fishies!


Every now and then, I'll make a video, wish I could find time to do more; here is the link:
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Posted 01 April 2015 - 11:21 PM

Nice looking fish for Collin County! 



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Posted 02 April 2015 - 10:32 PM

Nice fish, I like fishing those small ponds. In the video it appears that you are standing maybe 10 ft from the water, is there a reason for that?

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 11:49 PM

Thanks! Standing back because the recent rains has made it really muddy to get closer. Also, helps keep from spooking the fish lurking in the shallows.... used a 

 

Foam Grasshopper this evening. Started later but ended with seven Bass this time! Today's Video.



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Posted 09 April 2015 - 11:59 PM

Foam Grasshopper did well again this round... caught several fish... Fun stuff! Today's Video.



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Posted 21 April 2015 - 11:41 PM

Foam Grasshopper did well today. No bruisers but did get a few action shots!



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Posted 29 April 2015 - 10:52 PM

Had fun this past weekend on the lake. Past few days, it's been work and more work. However, did get to break away for a quick trip. Fished for about an hour and caught four fish... - a little Sunfish that went for a COAF Guadalupana, a nice sized Bluegill, a Bass, and another Bluegill that went for a Foam Grasshopper!


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Posted 08 May 2015 - 09:11 PM

Managed to catch a Bluegill and three Bass using a White Foam Grasshopper this evening. Fun stuff! Today's Video. Pattern still works - especially helps when the local pond is starting to get clobbered with "green stuff".



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Posted 11 July 2015 - 12:27 AM

... fish were going for a Size 16 Foam Grasshopper.
 
No Bruisers other than a nice sized Sunfish; no worries though, they all put up a good fight on the Micro Fly Rod!
 
Cannot recall how many fish were caught and released but over 20 would be a good "guestimate".Today's Video.


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Posted 11 July 2015 - 04:19 AM

Did all the fish come on the same fly. If so very durable.
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#14 fshng84

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Posted 11 July 2015 - 11:09 AM

Hi Piker20, yes, they all went for the same fly. But, by the end of the fishing trip, it needed new rubber legs. They tend to tear when I use forceps to remove the fishing fly from the fish's mouth.



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Posted 21 April 2016 - 12:03 AM

With all the green stuff clobbering the ponds at Bethany Lakes, decided to tie some Foam Grasshoppers for this evening's round of fishing. Good thing, caught a number of Bass and Bluegill. Posted a video of some of the action this evening; of note, was one Bluegill on the hook was almost taken by a nice Bruiser Bass that got away. Got some video of the "attack"! Today's Video.







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