Last week Deeter wrote about the likely impending grasshopper plague forecast for the western United States this summer. Someone asked if we could show a pattern to present should this infestation materialize.
So I called our fly guy Jason Borger and asked him what he’d throw this summer out West. He replied with the Bow Legged Hopper. The following is another fine pattern from Mr. Borger and his website, Fish Flies and Water and a unique photograph taken from a trout’s perspective of both the natural and tied versions. – TR