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Hopper trout fly

Description The Hopper trout fly represents a cricket or grasshopper or similar insect that gets blown onto the water in the late summer autumn months. These are very tempting food for trout as they provide an easy (and relatively large) meal in one mouthful.

Hopper
Art of Fly Fishing Calendar, 1998
© Michael Scheele

Uses Fish in late summer early autumn when there are crickets and grasshoppers around. Best fished around rivers that run through open farmland.
Type Dry fly
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