The March Brown wet fly

The full tutorial for one of the true classic wet flies that works just about anywhere its fished. The famous Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjoft Nansen said ” Give me two March brown’s and a box of matches and i’ll survive the whole summer in Norway”.

  • Hook: Mustad S60 wet fly hook # 8
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
  • Tag & Rib: Oval silver tinsel
  • Tail: Bronze mallard
  • Body: Hares ear dubbing
  • Hackle: Brown speckled partridge
  • Wing: Mottled turkey