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CDC May Fly

CDC May Fly
TypeDry fly
Year of origin
Target species
Brown trout

HookDry Fly, ie. Partridge SLD.
TailExtended may fly body.
BodyDry fly dubbing, light colurs mixed with a little bit of dark coloured.
HackleBrown or grizzle, parachute style.
WingTwo bottom parts of cdc feathers.
HeadDarker dubbing mix.

Tying instructions

  1. Make 10 extended may fly bodies/tails or look through your materials to see if you got some pre-made ones.
  2. Attach the thread.
  3. Tie in the body/tail., Ajust the length.
  4. Tie in the two cdc-feathers. Secure them and tie them in up-right position.
  5. Stabilize the wing base
  6. Dub the body behind the wing.
  7. Tie in the hackle.
  8. Turn the hackle around the wing base.
  9. Secure the hackle making the thread follow the hackle 4-5 times.
  10. Dub the front body and head.
  11. Whip finish.
  12. Ajust the wing length.
  13. Tie 9 more.
  14. Go fishing.

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