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Drowned Terrestrial

RECIPE

Hook: Grip 14723 BL, or Tiemco 206 BL, #14 – 16.
Thread: 14/0 Gordon Griffith’s, or 17/0 Uni Trico.
Eyes: #16 Jablonex beads threaded on mono. For weighted versions use 1.5mm or 2mm tungsten bead.
Abdomen: Oral B Super Floss singed with lighter flame to seal end.
Wing case: Closed-cell foam – Larva Lace dry fly foam is preferred. Use raffia or similar for sinking version.
Wings: Glad Wrap or similar, or a combination of Fluoro Fibre/Antron/Midge Flash etc.
Legs: Gold Zack sewing-in-elastic or ultra-thin Spanflex.

 

For the full text featuring this fly, refer to the October 2005 issue.

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