Brown Bear Tackle Box Fly Patterns

Please read the patterns carefully before attempting to tie them.

This will help avoid frustration. I have tried to put the pattern down in order of construction and some of these can become complicated and time consuming.


  Name - Hopper - Joe's
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  Hook - Std dry 2-4X long 12-20
  Thread - Black
Tail Red hackle fibers and a loop of yellow wool. - Catch a hopper in the region you are fishing and match the wool to that of its underbody
Ribbing Palmered natural red hackle clipped short
Body The same yellow wool that was used for the tail loop
Wing 2 slips of mottled turkey
Hackle Natural red saddle