How to tie a fluttering stonefly dry fly

A very quick and easy but realistic little stonefly that can be fished as an egg layer or spent. Tied on sizes 14-18 its perfect for the late summer – autumn hatch of needle flies.

  • Hook: Mustad R43 # 14
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Brown
  • Abdomen: 3 moose mane hairs 2 black 1 brown
  • Wings: Clear plastic raffia
  • Antenna: 2 black moose body hairs
  • Thorax: Natural CDC spun in dubbing loop

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