Dry fly fishing is one of the most exciting types of fishing. And the excitement is only enhanced when the flies you are fishing with are large and the fish are hungry. A few of my favorite hopper and attractor patterns are:
These fly patterns are most commonly used during the heat of the summer months when grasshoppers or other large terrestrials are active. Grasshopper and general dry fly attractor patterns can be more challenging to tie, but these step-by-step video tutorials should help clarify the process.