This pattern was developed three years ago for Sopris Creek aka Blue Creek in the Roaring fork Valley. It proved to be most effective in the morning before the sun hit the water. It also proved effective in the late evening to which I assumed that the quarry was taking it as a midge.
Sopris Knockdown Trico V1 By: LO Jurgens
Hook: TMC 501 or TMC
Size: 18 ~ 22
Thread: Dark Brown 8/0
Abdomen: Opal Mirage
Wing: Clear White Sparkle Emerger Yarn or Z-Lon
Thorax: Mahogany Brown
Adhesive: Super Glue
Optional: Sally Hansen
Hard as Nails®
Note; I also tie this
pattern with V2 = Black Thread, Black Flashabou and Black Super Fine dubbing.
For a Female Trico I
use White thread, Pearl Tinsel and Rusty Brown Super Fine dubbing.