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simplified yellow mayfly dry

 
tied by bowlover
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Southeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
hook: size 14-20 standard dry fly hook
thread: yellow 8/0
tail: cream hackle fibers
body: pale yellow superfine dubbing
hackle: cream from a whitings 100 pack

Tying Instructions: 1. put hook in vice and start thread behind eye
2. work thread to hook bend . tie in the hackle fibers for the tail
3. dub a fine body up to about 1/3 the length of the hook shank behind the eye
4. tie in hackle and wrap foreward
5. tie off and clip excess
6. whip finish and head cement
Presentation Tips: fish it dead drift. add a few twitches if needed


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