Hoppers:
Kratville Hopper
 

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Designed and Tied by David Kratville, Sacramento, CA

 Photos by Peter Frailey


Tying Sequence:

Hook: Tiemco 2302, size 10
Thread:
Danville 3/0, red for contrast
Body:
Foam, readily available 2mm thickness
Underwing:
.5 mm Razor Foam
Overwing:
1 mm Razor Foam
Head and Collar:
Deer hair, tied bullet style
Legs:
Round rubber, segmented with marker


Note:

David's Kratville Caddis was a "Fly of the Week" on flyanglersonline.com.  The detailed instructions and step-by-step pictures for tying his caddis can be used for hopper and stonefly variations, too.  Browse through flyanglersonline.com or use this direct link:

http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/fotw2/022706fotw.html

 

 

 

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