Dave’s Hopper Fly Pattern

Dave's Hopper Fly Pattern

Dave’s Hopper Fly Pattern

Hook – TMC 5212 dry fly hook
Size – #6 or #8
Thread – brown 6/0
Tail – red deer hair or saddle hackle barbs
Body – yellow sparkle yarn
Wing – turkey tail feather
Hackle – brown saddle trimmed tight to body
Head – deer hair spun and clipped to shape, leaving collar
Legs – knotted pheasant tail

Comment – Time consuming but very effective! Thanks to Rickey Drager.

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