Published Mar 25. 2016 - 7 years ago
Updated or edited Sep 21. 2018

Rosenbauer's Rabbit's Foot Emerger

Fishing emergers for technical trout is one of my favorite parts of fly fishing, and this pattern is one many turn to on a regular basis. Created by Tom Rosenbauer of Orvis, the Rabbit's Foot Emerger is an extremely buggy pattern that is simple to tie. Once wet, this fly can imitate both mayflies and caddisflies as they are emerging near the surface. As I stress in this video, don't be afraid to change the colors to imitate the flies in your local waters; this pattern is more of a "base" that can be modified as needed. Good luck with this pattern, especially on those finicky trout!

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