How to tie the Ugly May dry fly

An extremely quick and easy, yet effective pattern that can be mastered by tyers of all levels. This Ugly or scruffy mayfly dun includes a few interesting techniques for making dubbing and applying it. Don’t be fooled by it’s simplicity, this is a deadly dry fly that will catch fish all over the globe!

  • Hook: Mustad R43 # 12
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 tan
  • Tail: Coq de Leon
  • Body: Hare & CDC dubbing
  • Hackle: Hare & CDC dubbing
  • Wing: Natural deer hair

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