Martin Grasshopper – www.rubenmartin.com.ar
Hook: TMC 200R , 5263 o 300, #4-10 Thread: UNI 8/0 o UTC 70, tan or olive Abdomen: clear Pro Tube Hook Retail Rib: tying thread Legs: terrestrials legs o plastic bristles Wing : Real Wing, Fly Wing o section of lacquered turkey tail feather. Under wing: CDC o Deer Hair. Under Body: plastic tube Eyes: Loon Uv resin, yellow.
It is known that grasshoppers are a favorite snack for trout when they are available and there are places and times where the amount is really huge, which unleashes in trout feeding frenzy that is truly a sight to behold, also triggering behavior highly selective towards these insects belonging to the order Orthoptera. As is usually treated insect good size is important to maintain an acceptable realism in imitations, something that often forces us to sacrifice some buoyancy, except models foam, with which it is difficult to get thin and stylized silhouettes, something frequent in these insects. Also in many cases it demands a complexity in construction for many is not accessible. In this model it is present a design in which it is possible to achieve high realism without being very complicated construction and providing extra buoyancy due to the air bubble is inside the chest.