At present we’re trying out a fly with a repute, the Popperfry by Steve Cullen. Steve truly created this sample simply over a decade in the past and has supplied him with nice outcomes throughout competitions and informal day’s out fishing. So let’s examine what makes it so particular!
Beginning with the hook, a dimension 10 Moist fly hook, easy because it will get, however then a booby eye which has been minimize in half at a 45degree angle is positioned onto the highest of the hook offering a buoyant tip. The physique is comprised of two supplies, a Straggle strip in Olive and a Squirrel strip, folded again on itself to create a stunning “fin”. To offer it an much more fishy fry look, a set of orange eyes are hooked up to the fly, nevertheless Steve factors out that these eyes are of vinyl building which are not discovered anymore!
To cover all these threads in direction of the pinnacle of the fly, a dubbing is used to cowl and shield these threads and that creates the Popperfry! An amazing trying sample and from Steve’s expertise, a fly that will not disappoint!
The entire supplies wanted to tie this fly can be found from Glasgow Angling Centre as listed beneath, however as at all times, in case you want any assist discovering supplies or substitutes then we’ll be pleased to assist.