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Hise's Burrwing Mayfly

 
tied by trevally
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Other,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
hook: Daiichi 1730 sz.6-10
thread: Benecchi 12/0 (dk. brown or tan)
tails: ostrich (natural)
abdomen: Virtual Nymph Nymph Skin (cream or natural)
gills: pheasant aftershaft (plucked on one side)
wing cases: Medallion Sheeting (mottled brown)
thorax: Awesome Possum dubbing (cream)
hackle/legs: Hen Cape
eyes: Mono Eyes (x-small)
head: Krystal Dub (mix of hare's ear and olive brown)


Tying Instructions: Copy and paste URL for a step by step video.

http://www.castersflyshop.com/Video%20Footage/borrowingmayfly.wmv
Presentation Tips: This pattern is productive for trout, steelhead, smallmouth, and carp. It is most effective when fished using a high stick or indicator nymphing technique. Fish it in the runs and pools; especially following a surge in water levels.



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