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Grasshopper Fly

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About the Grasshopper Trout Fly

The Grasshopper is a fun fly to tie and fish. Just remember that to make it look real it has to be twitched, not dragged.

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

Pattern 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 colours.
  • Ribbing : Narrow green flat tinsel, then lay along top of body a small yellow hackle feather and a 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 past the tail.
  • Hackle : Cree trimmed short. approx. 6-8 mm) to form dense head.

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