tied by Michigan Trout Guy Fly Type:Nymphs, Target Species:Trout, Recommended Region:Northeast US, Imitation:Mayflies, Material List: Hook: Size 16
Thread: Brown 6/0
Tail: Dun hackle fibers
Body: Tan or creme dubbing
Hackle: Dun hackle
Shellback/Wingcase: Pheasant tail fibers Tying Instructions: Tie in dun hackle fibers for tail. Then tie in pheasant tail fibers. Dub a body to the 60% spot of the hook shank. Tie in dun hackle feather. Dub a sparse thorax. Wrap the hackle for 2 or 3 turns. Tie of and trim. Trim top of hackle to make room for the wingcase. Pull pheasant tail fibers over the entire body and tie off just behind the eye of the hook. Trim.
Whip finish and cement.
Now go put a bend in the rod! Presentation Tips: Dead drift
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