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Thread: Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

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    Default Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

    Twitch........... twitch......... twitch......... twitch.......... twi-KABOOM!

    Yup, that's hopper fishing. Some great patterns here, tyers did a great job.

    Thanks to all!


    DH Hopper
    by Stl_Geoff


    Hook: 2xl or 3xl dry fly hook size 10
    Yellow: 6/0
    Overbody: 2mm foam tan
    Underbody: 1mm Razor foam yellow
    Underwing: Rainbow Crystal Flash
    Overwing: Natural Bull Elk
    Thorax: Yellow UV Ice Dubbing
    Legs: Yellow rubber with orange and brown stripes


    by ChrisinselwynNZ



    "Surprise Hopper"
    by Lancer09




    Henry's Fork Hopper
    by Mudbug
    (see Mudbug's post below in this thread for an excellent step-by-step tutorial on tying this pattern)


    Hook - TMC 5212 #10
    Thread - UTC Ultra 140, Olive
    Under Wing - Yellow Deer Body Hair
    Wing - Mottled Turkey, Natural
    Head and Collar - Green Deer Body Hair
    Body - Brown and Chartreuse craft foam
    Legs - Chartreuse Silly Legs


    Letort Hopper
    by Ant


    Hook: TMC 100SP-BL #10-16
    Thread: Black or Yellow 6/0 or monocord
    Abdomen: Pale Yellow Dubbing
    Wing: Turkey Wing Fibers, coated with vinyl cement or Art Fixative spray like Krylon
    Collar and Head: Natural Deer hair



    Foam Hopper
    by BigCliff




    Madame X
    By Famill00


    Hook: Umpqua U103 size 8
    Thread: Yellow 6/0
    Tail and under body: Natural deer hair
    Bullet head and wing: Natural deer hair
    Legs: Yellow rubber



    Pink Pookie Hopper
    by Jimmie


    Hook: 2xl nymph
    Thread: Red 6/0
    Body: 2 mm tan craft foam
    Underwing: Natural deer hair
    Wing: 2 mm pink craft foam
    Post: 2 mm orange craft foam
    Legs: Medium round rubber
    Last edited by peregrines; 06-17-2011 at 01:04 PM.
    Mark

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    Default Re: Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

    congrats all!.....should have taken part in this one

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    Default Re: Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

    Yay!!!

    I'm very excited about this swap.

    Step-by-Step for my version of the Henry's Fork Hopper

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    Default Re: Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

    Just got the Hoppers. AWESOME!!! WOW everybody, good work.

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    Default Re: Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

    Dang I wish I joined before this started as hoppers are some of my favorites to tie and fish. Good job guys

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    Default Re: Hopper Swap, Spring 2011

    amazing bunch of hoppers
    look like they came straight out of a Kaufmann catalog

    no complaints

    you guys know from what you tie

    all good

    buzz

    the universe in a drop of water

    Norta Mudzoory

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