tied by BigDaddyHub Fly Type:Dry, Target Species:Panfish, Recommended Region:Southeast US, Material List: Black dubbing of your choosing (sparse)
Sz 12 Standard 1x Dry Fly Hook of your choosing
Yellow Barred Saddle Hackle tips, tied back and over the body
THread of your choosing Tying Instructions: Tied in a traditional dry fly style, but tied the wings in to lay back over the body. Tied this pattern after scrounging around on the bench and playing with scrap materials. Was inspired after Jamie and I were talking and laughing about fighting of the yellow jackets in camp on the Cumberland last fall. We saw many fall into the water on that trip (days were warm, but the nights were chilly. Last horrah for the 'jackets feeding before the first hard frost) and each time, an opportunistic trout or bluegill swallowed them up. Just wanted to share this one. Quick and easy tie for our beginners just tying dries.
Small Double Sided Clear Lid Waterproof Fly Box - Easy Grip 5" x 4" x 1.65" Very pleased with this box, recieved it as a christmas gift. Awesome little box for the value. Large enough to carry enough flies for the day but still fits into a jacket pocket comfortably. I am using it for my 1.5" EP flies and it is working great, there is enough head room inside the box that the flies don't get squashed. I would purchase this product agai... read more
Micro Double Sided Clear Lid Waterproof Fly Box - Easy Grip Foam 4" x 3" x 1.3" Awesome little fly box . . with a great price! I filled one of these with SS, egg, and smaller nymph patterns (14-16) for steelhead fishing in great lakes tributaries. The clear lids are a big plus, the easy-grip foam works great, and it fits right in a shirt pocket! Think I'll fill another with dries, emergers, and nymphs for spring trout, and ... read more