Dave's Hopper - Umpqua Fly

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SKU: Ump-12382


A classic hopper pattern designed by Dave Whitlock. This pattern never goes out of style and is super effective on the trickiest tailwater trout or high country cutts. A staple in the fly boxes of anglers around the globe.

All Umpqua flies are tied on Tiemco Hooks. These top quality Japanese hooks are tempered and forged for strength and chemically sharpened.

Fly Recipe

HOOK: Tiemco 5262 Size 8-14
THREAD (Body): GSP 50D 
TAIL: Deer Belly Hair - Red
BODY: Poly Yarn - Yellow
LEGS: Ringneck Pheasant Tail - Knotted
WING: Turkey Quill - Mottled
HEAD: Deer Body Hair - Natural
HACKLE: Rooster - Brown

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Fish this fly anywhere!

Wish I was in Patagonia| 8/26/2020 8:37 am

When my guide at Cinco Rios asked me to bring him down a dozen Dave's Hopper, my interest was piqued. If he liked this fly for those big spring creek browns, surely it was effective. Boy was he right. This fly fooled even the most selective Chilean spring creek browns!