SBS Edmund's Unsinkable Dry Fly


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A modification of the U.K. Popper Hopper. Notional tying sequence, feel free to adjust the color palette.

hook - Mustad 3906 #6
thread - UTC 140 red
flash - Krystal Flash pearl
rib - brassie wire gold
underbody - dubbing red
body - Rainy's Foam Cylinder yellow
hackle - hen furnace

mash barb, start thread; tie in KF, wrap to bend

taper foam; measure (gap width), tie in

tie in rib

dub thread/dub underbody

pull foam forward; tie down

rib body, helicopter end, cover with thread

tie in (folded) hackle by tip; wrap, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN

trim KF and foam


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