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The DP Hopper
 

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Materials:
Hook--Mustad 94831
Thread  6/0
Body--Yarn or Dubbing,
Rib--Thread
Wing--Lacquered Turkey Quill
Legs--Pheasant Tail (knotted)
Front Post--Calf Tail,
Rear Post--Round Rubber, 
Front Hackle--Brown & Grizzly
Rear Hackle--Grizzly, (undersized),
Thorax--dubbing

  • Step 1  ---- Tie in rib and rear rubber post. Dub around post and tie in hackle.

  • Step 2  ---- Wrap hackle. Tie in yarn.

  • Step 3  ----Tie in front post.

  • Step 4  ---- Wrap yarn. Rib body and cut rubber post.

  • Step 5  ---- Mount wing.

  • Step 6  ---- Mount legs.

  • Step 7  ----Dub thorax and figure 8 the legs with dubbing. Tie in Hackle

  • Step 8  ---- Wind hackle. Finish dubbing. Tie off.

  • DP Hopper step 1   DP Hopper step 2   DP Hopper step 3   DP Hopper step 4   DP Hopper step 5   DP Hopper step 6   DP Hopper Step 7   DP Hopper step 8 

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