Hatches Made Easy:

Slate Drake - Fly Pattern Colors

04/14/08

Note: These mayflies hatch out of the water so there is no need for an emerger
or dun pattern.

Swimmer Nymph:
Hook: 10-12
Thread: Brown                
Tails: Light Reddish Brown
Abdomen: Reddish Brown        
Ribbing: Gold
Thorax: Dark Reddish Brown        
Wing Case: Black        
Legs: Brown/Yellow Mottling

Drake Spinner:    (White Gloved Howdy)     
Hook: 10-12
Thread: Dark Brown
Tail: Dark Brown
Abdomen: Reddish Brown
Thorax: Dark Reddish Brown        
Wings: White (Clear)
Legs: Light Brown         



Coming Up Next:
Little Green Stoneflies (Chloroperlidae Family)


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