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CDC Bristol Hopper

tied by dwiltshire
Fly Type: Terrestrials & Midges,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: General Europe,
Imitation: Hoppers/Crickets,
Material List:
Hook: Varivas 2100 Size 12 Standard Dry
Thread: Marc Petitjena 8/0 Split, black
Rib: Fine red holographic
Tag: Glo-Brite Floss Hot Orange
Dubbing: Claret Seal's Fur
Wing: Tan / Natural TMC Aero Dry
Hackle: CDC in Spliot thread loop
Legs: Knotted PT
Tying Instructions: Wind the cdc hackle in a split thread loop, pushing the fibres back carefully as you wind.

TMC wing should be angled back along the body.

PT legs ahould not be too long, but make sure ehy're visible from beneath - too hort and they won't be. They are a trigger point and a stabaliser for the fly.

Tag can be changed, as can the boddy clour and rib to match the buzzer hatch.
Presentation Tips: Mucillin the TMC wing. CDC keeps it in the film.

Allowed to land in fromt of cruising rainbows on lakes. Team of 3 is effective.

Can be good on rivers for Hawthorn fall.

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