Beadhead Copper John Rubber Legs
The Beadhead Copper John Rubber Legs is a popular and versatile fly pattern used by fly anglers, especially for trout. It’s a variation of the classic Copper John nymph, which mimics various aquatic insects like mayflies, stoneflies, or caddisflies.
The “rubber legs” in this pattern refer to the addition of rubber strands or legs that create movement and attract fish by imitating the movement of insect legs or antennae underwater. These strands add a lifelike quality to the fly.
The beadhead feature signifies a weighted head, often made of brass or tungsten beads, which helps the fly sink faster and reach deeper waters where trout tend to hold.
The copper wire wrapped around the body of the fly provides weight and also adds a flash that can attract fish.
Overall, the fly is known for its effectiveness in various water conditions and its ability to imitate a range of aquatic insects, making it a go-to pattern for many anglers.
Usually available in the following color variations: Black | Blue | Chartreuse | Copper | Green | Red
Usually available in the following hook sizes: 10 | 12 | 14 | 16 | 18