SBS Edmund's Unsinkable Dry Fly

ScottP

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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









Regards,
Scott
 

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