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Realistic Hopper

tied by Pujic
Fly Type: Terrestrials & Midges,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass, Trout,
Recommended Region: Eastern Canada,
Imitation: Hoppers/Crickets,
Material List:
This is another pattern with only 2 materials used. White, flat thread and various weights of mono, kinked to shape with a set of heated tweasers.

Once the thread and mono are built up to desired shape, they are colored with a permenant marker and coated with head cement.
Tying Instructions: Build white thread over mono as per David Martin's technique. This allows you to control exactly what the body will look like. The legs are just mono with white thread over them.
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