Parachute Hopper Fly Pattern

by MS.com staff on July 22, 2011

Parachute Hopper Fly Pattern

Parachute Hopper Fly Pattern

Hook – TMC 5212
Size – #8 or #6
Thread – yellow 6/0
Body - yellow chenille (fine) or sparkle yarn
Wing – natural turkey tail
Hackle – brown saddle palmered and trimmed tight, grizzly for parachute
Post – deer hair or poly yarn
Head – brown dubbing

Comment – Parachute hopper gives a low profile in water which is better for slower pools. Thanks to Rickey Drager.

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