"The Dave’s Hopper is an essential terrestrial pattern that never fails to attract big fish, especially during the later summer months. Well-tied and durable; great fished alone or as the dry fly in a dropper rig."
"It seems I'm only confirming what others have voiced, but this fly worked great for me at the tail end of a very hot day with little other activity on the water. I fished this fly at the head of a few pools and in each occasion brought up a large rainbow from the bottom of that pool. It's just a great fly that works."
"I regularly fish several hopper patterns. Dave's Hopper is my favorite because of the deer hair head floats well and last longer than the newer foam hopper patterns. This fly should be in every western angers fly box from July through September."