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Identifying Hopper Water

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In this week's Fly Fishing Tip, RIO ambassador Rob Parkins explains how to identify the right kind of water for fishing grasshoppers (hoppers) in. Hoppers are a prime food source for trout in the hot months, and with big flies and no delicate presentation needed, are a fantastic way to fly fish for trout in a river.

RIO's Fly Fishing Tips series are short, less-than-a-minute videos, each bought to you by a RIO employee or ambassador and showing a single fly fishing tip to help you become a better fly fisher. The series includes freshwater, saltwater and Spey topics, and a mix of casting, fishing and gear tips - some basic, some technical, and everything in between.

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