Fly Tying Video: Rockchuck Hopper

Fly tying the Rockchuck Hopper with North 40 Fly shop guest tyer Keaner Boyce.There is nothing more addictive in fly fishing than watching a large trout chase down and crush a dry fly. Hoppers are large clumsy terrestrials that fall frequently into the water and often produce ferocious strikes from sizable trout into the late summer months. The Rockchuck Hopper is a very simple and durable pattern with the profile of a hopper in the water that just works.

Recipe

  • Size 8 Streamer Hook 6/0
  • Tan Unithread
  • Pale Yellow Antron Dubbing
  • Brown Hackle - 14 or smaller
  • Rockchuck Hair

 

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