SBS video - MSA Hopper

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Hans Weilenmann, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

    Jun 6, 2012
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    The MSA Hopper, originated by Loren Williams, is a high floating hopper pattern - best fished in combination with a heavy nymph suspended from the hopper. A double whammy tandem.


    MSA Hopper
    Hook: Partridge BIN #8 (or equivalent medium wire 2XL hook)
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Body hackle: Whiting saddle, dirty badger
    Abdomen: Argentinean hare, dyed olive
    Flash: Krystal Flash, pearl
    Wing: Deer hair, dyed olive
    Legs: Round rubber, black
    Hackle: Whiting saddle, dirty badger
    Thorax: Argentinean hare, dyed olive

    Video here - please view in HD, if able:

    Hans W
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