Overall: 4.9 / 5 based on 64 reviews
63 of 64 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
A must have in your fly box -
By: fishng1 from TX
This is an age old staple fly that you should not be without. Another person on the river was catching nothing, yet I was. I gave him a couple and he looked at me like I was crazy, "That's just a hook!" he said. Well, he is mostly right, but they do catch fish. I fish it a lot as a dropper fly. It works.
A top fly -
By: ChuchK from Friedens, Pa.
Top 100 Contributor
This fly is well tied by Orvis and does wonders on the Elk River in West Virginia. At least it does for me.
By: Eltong2 from Wisconsin
This works great as a trailer or as a solo fly! It has worked on everything from Bass to trout on lakes and rivers.
Nice fly -
By: Dwhead2 from West Chester, PA
Well built, quality fly. Can't wait to catch some trout!
Green River Browns -
By: UtahFlyFlipper from Southern Utah
One of the best spawning and pre-spawn brown trout flies. If the trout are staging before entering a stream, early morning this is a great tail fly in a two fly setup in the drift as it enters the lake. Every Fall I make sure I have enough of these for early morning browns that are staging before running up a stream.. Browns love this little copper fly.
Made this novice look good -
I had a chance to try out this fly today. As other reviewers have said, the fish were really hitting it. Just wish I had been better at turning the hits into catches. Still managed to land a few nice rainbows, though. It's not flashy, but it sure worked for me. Sometimes less is more, I guess.
great fly -
This one is a real producer. Fish just keep hitting it. You can't miss. Think of it as an investment with a roughly 1000% return.
evolution from pupa -
By: 29male from ca
Top 1000 Contributor
the evolution from a cinnamon pup[a this little thin greases up hook will look like the real deal and somehow manages to catch those rainbows like crazy!