Hoppertime Swap 2009

Fly Fishing the Sierra


Fly Swaps

spacer

Hoppertime Fly Swap (Summer 2009)

Hosted by: Steve Schalla


Dave's Foam/Flash Hopper
Tyer: Clouserfreak

Materials:
  • Hook: TMC 5212 #12
  • Thread: 6/0 Brown
  • Tail: Red and Pearl Krystal Flash
  • Rib: Small copper Ultra Wire
  • Underbody: Olive Brown Poly Dub mixed with Olive Brown Ice Dub
  • Hackle: Coachman Brown-trimmed short
  • Overbody: Yellow 2mm Foam
  • Underwing: Pearl Krystal Flash
  • Overwing: Mottled Oak Turkey Tail(coated with Krylon Fixatif
  • Legs: Green Drake Turkey Biots
  • Collar: Deer Hair
  • Head: Caribou trimmed to shape( I trimmed like a mailbox, larger at the head, smaller at neck)
BC Hopper
Tyer: Stevenojai

Materials:
  • Hook: #8 TMC 2312
  • Thread: Yellow 3/0 monocord
  • Body: Yellow 3mm foam
  • Binder Strip: Yellow 3mm foam
  • Adhesive: Zap-A-Gap
  • Underwing: Mottled Hopper Yellow Web Wing
  • Legs: Chartreuse Round Rubberleg
  • Flash: Yellow Krystalflash
  • Overwing: Elk Hair
  • Bullet Head: Premo Deer Hair
  • Front Legs: Chartreuse Round Rubberlegs
  • Indicator: Chartreuse Float Viz
Hanley's Furled Hopper
Tyer: Richard Cullip

Materials:
  • Hook: #8 Daiichi 1270 (straight eye, 3X long curved shank)
  • Thread: 8/0 gray
  • Tag: Red Super floss
  • Abdomen: Furled gray, tan and black Antron
  • Wing: Natural Deer Hair
  • Thorax: Gray Buggy Nymph dubbing
  • Kicker Legs: Pumpkin/GR-OR-BLK Flake Sili Legs
  • Front Legs: Pumpkin/GR-OR-BLK Flake Sili Legs
  • Head Float: 3mm white foam colored with gray Prismacolor pen
Chaos Hopper
Tyer: IBRB

Materials:
  • Hook: TFS 2312 #12
  • Thread: Black 6/0
  • Body: Brown Closed Cell Foam
  • Legs: Square Yellow Rubber
  • Wing: Amber Z-lon
  • Indicator: Yellow Foam
Simple Foam Hopper
Tyer: Wildman

Materials:
Schroeder's Parachute Hopper
Tyer: Ryan

Materials:
  • Hook: Tiemco 5212 #10
  • Thread: 8/0 Olive
  • Abdomen: 1/3 western olive poly dub,1/3 yellow antron,1/3 tan antron
  • Wing: Mottled turkey,sprayed with krylon workable fixatiff
  • Legs: Pheasant tail knotted
  • Thorax: same as abdomen
  • Post: White poly yarn
  • Hackle: Grizzly
Charlie Boy Hopper
Tyer: Ashtree

Materials:
  • Hook: TMC 2312 #8
  • Thread: Brown 3/0 Monocord
  • Body: 2mm Tan Foam
  • Wing: Coastal Deer Hair
  • Legs: Square Rubberlegs
Clodhopper
Tyer: Fflutterffly

Materials:
  • Hook: TMC 100 #10
  • Thread: Dark Brown 3/0 Uni
  • Body: Brown/Yellow Foam
  • Dubbing: Superfine Olive
  • Wing: Deer hair
  • Legs: Round Rubberlegs
Mikey Weir's Hoppicator
Tyer: BBruce

Materials:
  • TMC 2312 Size 6
  • Tan Uni 6/0
  • Loops: 2x tippet
  • Body: 2mm Foam Tan
  • Wing: 2mm Foam Brown
  • Legs Medium Rubber Tan
  • Indicator: Para Post Wing

Cherry Bomber Hopper #10
Tyer: Phelps Bros

Materials:
  • Hook: Daiichi  1710 #10
  • Thread: Uni-Thread Olive Dun 8/0
  • Body: Closed cell foam Brown/ Razor Yellow
  • Legs: Taranto-Leggs Hot Orange Med./ Brown Med.
  • Post: Darlon #22 Fl. Pink
  • Under Wing: Krystal Flash Royal Blue
  • Wing: Natural Elk Hair