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/ Antron / Black / Brown / drake / Dubbing / emerger / Flash / Green Drake / olive / Partridge / Soft Hackle / Turkey / white / Yellow / Z-lon /

Green drake Emerger

tied by Soft-hackle
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: Emerger style hook or bent wet fly 10-12

Thread: Yellow

Hackle: One turn of Brown Partridge and One turn of Cream Hen

Shuck: Olive Antron or Z-lon

Ribbing: Dark brown tying thread wrapped over abdomen and back fibers

Abdomen: Pale yellow embroidery thread

Back: Two or three fibers taken from the black.brown V near the top of a Brown turkey tail feather.

Thorax: A mix of yellow and cream rabbit dubbing and white Antron fibers for flash

Tying Instructions: Strip the fibers off one side of each hackle. The hackles are attached near the eye. The thread is wrapped backwards to bend. The shuck is tied on next. This is followed by the ribbing thread then the turkey fibers for the back. Next tie on the embroidery thread, wrap the tying thread toward the eye tapering the underbody. Wrap the thread for the body, tie the fibers over the top of the body, then rib. Dub the thorax to the tying thread to complete body. Wrap the hackles, one turn for each hackle starting with the partridge hackle first. Complete head, whip finish and coat with cement
Presentation Tips: Fish during the emergence using the Leisenring lift.

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