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Grasshopper Fly

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About the Grasshopper Trout Fly

This is a fun fly to tie and fish. Remember when fishing a grasshopper to make it look real - TWITCH IT ! don't Drag it.

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Creator of this trout fly: Roger Butler

Tier of this trout fly: Roger Butler

Country of origin for this trout fly: Tasmania

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish

Dressings

  • Hook : 8 - 10
  • Thread : Brown or Olive green
  • Tail : Pink (light) wool or similar.
  • Body : dubbed fox furs: starting from the tail with a little pink, then a mixture of light green / fawn / straw coloured.
  • Ribbing : narrow green flat tinsel then lay along top of body a small yellow (hackle) feather and bunch of deer hair a little longer than the tail.
  • Legs : Cree hackle feathers coated (and allowed to dry) with Vinyl Cement and tied along the body to past the tail.
  • Hackle : Cree trimmed short (approx. 6-8mm) to form dense head.

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