Fishing a Popper Dropper Rig

September 23, 2023 By: Spencer Durrant

Fly anglers are familiar – intimately so – with the hopper-dropper rig. It’s a go-to for trout in the summertime, and it’s my personal favorite way to fly fish. But what about a popper dropper setup? Chris Hunt describes this interesting rig in a recent story over at Hatch Magazine, including a few recollections about how he encountered the setup. You can read the story in full here.