fly tying three dollar dip emerger

How to tie the three dollar dip fly

For me this is one of the very best emerger patterns that can be used for both midges and mayflies. Named after the famous 3 dollar bridge on the Maddison river this little pattern is quick to tie and a must for all fly boxes!

  • Hook: Mustad C49S # 14 and smaller
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Olive
  • Rib: Fine silver wire
  • Wing buds: Natural deer hair & 2 strands of Nano Crystal flash
  • Head: Tying thread

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