Copper John

I know it’s been featured on the site a few times before, but who can argue with how well a nicely tied Copper John looks. this one is from My Life on the Fly Blog and is available in HD with some nice clear video.

Hook: Standard Nymph
Thread: Black
Bead: Copper brass or tungsten
Tail: black or brown goose biot
Abdomen: Medium copper wire
Thorax: Peacock herl
Wingcase: Thin-Skin, pearl flashabou and epoxy
Legs: Partridge

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6 thoughts on “Copper John”

  1. This guy sounds sedated like he’s on something………the patterns are standard patterns, nothing special………….

    1. lol, sedated.

      I posted this for the nice video and a well tied pattern. Hopefully with some feedback the audio can improve a bit and the pattern selection gets a bit more adventurous.

    1. I’ve taped myself tying flies a few times before, and I always sound… sedated. Just concentrating on tying and speaking at the same time is enough to slow you down.

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