Thursday, February 11, 2010

Cooper Bug

The Cooper Bug may be tied in many other colors, including one particularly popular variation tied with light deer body hair pulled over a red dubbed body (Devil Bug).

Hook – TMC 2302*
Size: – 8 – 14
Thread – Black
Body – Peacock Herl
Rib – Red Wire
Tail/Shellback – Coastal Deer Hair

*Traditionally tied with a dry fly hook.


  1. Lou, Thanks for posting this video, I have tied about 1 dozen in 14 and 12 size. I caught my first fish(rainbow) earlier this month in the south branch of the Raritan on this fly. Thx for the tips and video.