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Fly Days of August: Blue Copper John

August 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

It’s hot outside, so let’s cool things off a little. Its on the other side of the calendar, but there is always a steelhead season coming up. One pattern that works, at least on the Trinity River in Northern California is the blue Copper John.

Blue Copper John

Blue Copper John

Blue Copper John

  • Hook: large wet fly hook, Mustad 3906B in size 12, with a gold bead
  • Tail: Brown Goose Biots
  • Body: Blue Ultra Wire
  • Wing Case: Blue Flash-a-bou
  • Thorax: Peacock
  • Legs: Several fibers of Partridge or Hen, tied on each side (right and left)
  • Wing Case: Drop of Epoxy over the blue Flash-a-bou

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