Bead Head Copper John Nymph - 2 Pack
Reaching for a Bead Head Copper John Nymph - 2 Pack just may be the solution fishing in fast water, especially where stoneflies and mayflies are present and the trout have less time to study the fly. The split tail especially imitates that of a stonefly. The Copper John is a cross between a brassie and a pheasant tail and is a pattern attributed to John Barr. With the bead head, it sinks fast and reflects light; the bead head can also appear as the air bubble that many nymphs depend upon to ride to the surface. This nymph pattern has proven effective all over the country and in lakes and ponds, too. A larger Bead Head Copper John nymph works well as a lead-in fly to an egg pattern when fishing for steelhead, and the smaller sizes have proven their worth when the steelie runs are low and clear. Many fly anglers wouldn't dream of leaving their homes without at least one in their fly box. Pick up at least one pair (but get more sizes and colors) with this Bead Head Copper John Nymph - 2 Pack!
- Use for brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, steelhead, grayling, and more
- Mimics nymphs of the stoneflies and mayflies
- Technique: in fast water, the bead head can often get this Copper John pattern down into the water and extra weight is not necessary; however, make sure the fly carries enough heft to get to the bottom; fish on a dead drift and lift at the end similar to any other nymph; on lakes or ponds, cast and use a countdown method before reeling a slow retrieve; vary the countdown to let the fly sink lower and alter the retrieve to find what works; you may also want to use a sinking fly line
- Qty. per Pack: 2