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Cooper Bug Fly

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About the Cooper Bug Trout Fly

This is a great emerger, for best results use a floating leader with the fly on or just below the surface.

Expert Tip:

The Cooper Bug is on Terry's list of his best six patterns.

Creator of this trout fly: Terry A Ruane

Tier of this trout fly: Terry A Ruane

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Still Water

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 10-14.
  • Thread : Yellow 6/0.
  • Tail : Deer Hair.
  • Body : Colour dubbing of your choice.
  • Overbody : Deer brought forward from half a tail fibre. Tied down on top of body with short tuft protruding upwards over eye of hook.

Partridge H1A.

Comments from other fly fishermen

The Cooper Bug was originated by Jack Cooper of Salem, NH and Naples, FL who has passed on. - Posted by on 15/03/2009

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