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Model:  EF-3795-10
Bar Code:  886741011488
Brand:  The Essential Fly




    

Brown Drake Mayfly - Dry Fly


Brown Drake Mayfly

The Grey Drake represents the female dun of Emphemera danica and the Green Drake imitates the male of that species. The term 'Drake' originates from the feathers used in the wing of this fly. It is tied in a 'fanwing' style.


Brown Drake Mayfly - Fly Tying Dressing

For the more adventurous among you we have provided tying specifications for the Brown Drake Mayfly. Remember at The Essential Fly we sell the Brown Drake Mayfly at incredible prices with a top quality fly and service to back it up. It is certainly worth tying the Brown Drake Mayfly yourself to understand the pleasure of catching a fish with your own tied fly, however at the price we sell flies it is only worth tying one or two Brown Drake Mayfly as your can spend more time fishing instead of tying flies - buy volume online with us.


Hook Sizes

Dry Fly - Long shank 12

Silk Thread

Black or brown

Tail

Fibres from a cock pheasant tail

Body

Natural Raffia or white silk

Rib

Black silk

Hackle

Badger

Wing

Brown duck body feathers tied fanwing style


 

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Fingers crossed..
Wednesday, 13 June 2012  | 

Still waiting to use this fly but it appears to be exactly what I wanted...and arrived promptly...couldnt ask for more than that!


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Brown Drake Mayfly
Saturday, 30 May 2009  | 

I've been looking for a mayfly pattern to 'match the hatch' on the River Itchen (summer 2009). This is it. Spot on