Hatches Made Easy:

Eastern Green Drakes (Ephemera guttulata) - Fly Pattern Colors

04/10/08

Burrower Nymph
Hook: 6-10
Thread: Tan
Tails: Olive Brown
Abdomen: Amber
Gills: Light Brown
Thorax: Amber
Wing Case: Mottled Dark Brown
Legs: Light Brown

TS Emerger (Trailing Shuck)
Hook: 6-10
Thread: Brown
Tail (T.S.): Brown  
Body: Olive Brown
Thorax: Reddish Brown
Wings: Dark Gray
Legs: Pale Yellow

Drake
Hook: 6-10
Thread: Cream
Tail: Ginger
Body: Creamy Yellow
Wings: Green tinted Yellow
Thorax:  Creamy Yellow
Legs:  Pale Yellow        

Drake Spinner (Female)
Hook: 6-10
Thread: Brown
Tail: Ginger
Abdomen: Pale Yellow
Thorax: Reddish Brown        
Wings: Lt. Pale Yellow
Legs: Pale Yellow

Drake Spinner (Male)     
Hook: 6-10 body size
Thread: Black
Tail: Dark Brown/Black                             
Abdomen: Milky White
Thorax: Dark Brown        
Wings: Lt. Pale Yellow
Legs: Black

















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Slate Drakes (Isonychia bicolor)

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