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Mesilla Valley Flyfishers, Inc.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Fly of the Month

Copper John
October 2013

Copper John 1.jpg (43615 bytes)   Hook: TMC 3671 or any 1x long straight nymph hook size 14 to 16
Bead: copper 3/32" for size 16, 1/8" for size 14
Thread: 8/0 Uni Black or equivilent
Tail: brown goose biots or rusty brown
Body: Ultra copper wire brassie size
Wing case: UV Knot sense over pearl tinsel, over black thin skin or black tinsel
Throax: peacock herl
Legs: Partridge feather

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  For the pink one for October cancer awareness subsitute pink wire for copper, pink dub for peacock, ice blue uv tinsel for pearl.

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