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Articulated Copper John

Articulated Copper John Fly Tying Video Instructions

Articulated Copper John Fly TyingThe Articulated Copper John is a “wiggle” version of the classic Copper John Nymph.  The Articulated Copper John can be tied in many colors.  Red is probably the most popular color and also Herman’s favorite  The Articulated Copper John is a nicely weighted nymph.  The tungsten bead and wire body really help the fly get down!  Visit Herman’s 3D Fly Library – Fly Tying

Articulated Copper John Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #16 Tiemco 2487 >>
Bead: 5/64″ or 3/32″ Metallic Red Tungsten Bead >>
Shank: Articulated Wiggle Shank >>
Thread1: Red UTC 70 >>
Thread2: UNI 17/0 >>
Casing: Buggy Brown Medallion Sheeting >>
Tail: Red Goose Biots >>
Body: Red Brassie Wire >>
Legs: Natural India Hen Back >>
Body: Peacock Herl >>
Glue1: Brush On Zap A Gap >>
Glue2: Thick or Thin Loon UV Fly Finish >>

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