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Foam Hopper
A Ken Broadhead Fly

Foam Hopper

Name

Foam Hopper

Category Steelhead
Hook

TMC 200 size 8-14

Body Color to match
Wing Elk hair to match, Ring Neck Pheasant body feather lacquered
Head 2mm thin fly foam color to match
Legs Ring Neck Pheasant tail or hackle trimmed close, rubber legs

Foam Hopper was tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional flies at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Ken's Notes: This is a nice easy to tie grasshopper imitation. Grasshoppers come in a variety of colors so use whatever you like. If you tie this in black you can call it a cricket. If you need thin fly foam its available at the Anglers Workshop in Washington State.

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