Chris's Hopper
Printable Version

When the "Dog Days" of summer arrive be sure to have a beetle pattern in your fly box. This pattern was tied by Chris Conant, T. Hargrove Fly Shop, at the Ozark Fly Fishers Membership School.

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Hook:Dai Riki 060 Nymph size 12-18
Thread:Black 6/0 or Ultra 70
Foam:2mm Black Cross Cut
Body:Black Peacock SLF Prism
Legs:Black Flex Floss
Indicator:2mm Yellow or Chartreuse cut foam

Fishing Hints:
The hopper is fished in the surface film with a twitch like a dry fly or emerger.

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Tying Instructions

Video coming soon!

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Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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