Foam Hopper

Fly Name
Hook 10-4
Thread black
Wings 2 grizzly hackles
Tails none
Body pre-formed foam body
Hackle elastic legs

Foam Hopper

Foam Hopper

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend.

Foam Hopper

Attach foam body with 2 loose wraps. Reposition body in exact desired location. Secure with 5 tight wraps

Foam Hopper

Advance thread up to next tie in point on the body. Again secure with 2 loose wraps followed up with 5 tight wraps. Hold the body in place while lashing it down.

Foam Hopper

Attach 2 hackles in an upright position with 2 loose wraps. Hold in place while you secure them with 5 tight wraps. Trim excess.

Foam Hopper

Tie in elastic legs in the same manner. That is attach first with 2 loose wraps and while holding them in place secure them with 5 tight wraps.

Foam Hopper

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate the thread base.


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