CDC Emerger Variant

A generic mayfly emerger pattern tied by: Fred Steynberg

Thread: 8/0 – 10/0 brown or tan

Hook: # 14 – 18 thin wire, dry fly hook

Tail: Hungarian partridge or similar feather fibres

Body: Brown or grey squirrel blend

Thorax: Brown CDC dubbing

Wing: White, tan or cream CDC puff

Imitating: Emerging mayfly nymph
For use: Rivers, streams and still waters

Fishing method:
Fished when hatches occur and fish can be seen boiling just below the surface.
Dead drift just below the surface or within the water film using a long, fine, creased leader.