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Yeti Hopper Flip 12 Cooler

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Yeti has been at the top of the cooler game for a number of years, and innovative products like the new Hopper Flip 12 is what earned them their reputation. Yeti Coolers has made their coolers leaps and bounds above the rest, and all of the various models hold ice for a ridiculously long period of time. Yeti’s new lineup of soft-sided Hopper coolers have been a hit, and the newest addition has been a popular one as well – meet the Yeti Hopper Flip 12 cooler.

The Hopper Flip 12 is the smallest offering in the Hopper lineup, but still...

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Lower Water & Terrestrials! Black Hills Fly Fishing

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The weather is hot, but the fish don’t seem to mind! The water flows on Rapid Creek have dropped to 125 cfs, which is a nice improvement. 150 was fine, but the extra 25 cfs missing makes the fish considerably more likely to come up to the surface. There are a zillion hoppers around, especially in the basin! […]

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Dryer Weather and Great Fishing!

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The weather seems to be taking a turn for the better – the forecast for the next week is looking pretty dry with seasonable temperatures! The rain has been good and bad; some streams got hit harder than others, but there’s been plenty of places for everyone to fish and we’ve been having great success. […]

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Hans’ Hopper Fly Tying Video

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Hans’ Hopper Fly Tying Video

There are many great hopper patterns out there. This pattern combines bits and pieces of several hopper patterns, with a couple of unique twists.

As with most foam patterns, this hopper floats well. The accents of uv ice dub, cdc, and web wing add a few new triggers.

Tie in Tan, Olive, and Yellow. Sizes 2-14

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Chernobyl Ant Fly Tying Video

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Chernobyl Ant Fly Tying Video

This is a great all around summer attractor or hopper imitation. This color scheme has been a great all purpose color for me. The Chernobyl Ant seems to imitate a variety of big terrestrial insects- hoppers, crickets, flying ants, and big beetles. I tie the Chernobyl Ant in sizes in sizes 8-14.

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