Woodchuck Hoppers
 
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 Three different approaches to constructing a hopper.  Each has a woodchuck underwing.

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  Letort Woodchuck Hopper, Size 8 2XL [photo and recipe]

Madam X Woodchuck Hopper [photo and recipe

 Foam Woodchuck Hopper
[photo and recipe]

 Foam bodies used in the patterns above. Dubbing is also an option.

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 Foam body without tail [directions]

 Foam body, woodchuck guardhair tail[directions]

 Foam body, loop and guardhair tail [directions]

 Woodchuck fur makes a wonderful wing and fine tailing material.

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Note the order of the color bars in the fur: brown, tan, brown, white tips

Clump of fur appropriate for hopper wing. The center tan bar is very fuzzy

Clump of fur tied in as underwing on Letort Woodchuck Hopper


 
 

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