Created by Paul Stimpson of Utah and originally called a Red Legged Hopper, this is a great general grasshopper pattern for terrestrial season in all waters.
Hook: #6-12 terrestrial
Body: Tan 2mm foam
Rib: Brown dry fly hackle
Underbody: brown dubbing
Wing: Elk hair
Legs: Brown rubber
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