Hatches Made Easy:

Little Yellow Quills (Heptagenia Group) - Fly Pattern Colors

05/15/08

Nymph:
Hook:16-18              
Thread: Olive Brown
Weight: Lead or lead substitute
Tails: Light Gray                
Abdomen: Olive Brown        
Thorax: Olive Brown
Wing Case: Dark Brown
Legs: Grayish Brown

Emerger:
Hook: 16-18
Thread: Olive Brown
Tails: Light Gray
Unfolding Wings: Pale Gray back over body
Abdomen: Olive Brown
Thorax: Olive Brown
Legs: Grayish Brown

Trailing Shuck Emerger:
Hook: 16-18
Thread: Lt. Pale Yellow
Tail (T.S.) Lt. Gray  
Body: Med. Pale Yellow
Thorax: Brown
Wings: Med. Gray
Legs: Light Yellow

Dun:
Hook: 16-18
Thread: Lt. Pale Yellow
Tail: Lt. Pale Yellow
Body: Lt. Pale Yellow
Thorax: Lt. Brown
Wings: Lt. Yellow

Spinner:
Hook: 16-18
Thread: Lt. Pale Yellow
Tail: Lt. Pale Yellow
Abdomen: Lt. Rusty Brown
Thorax: Dark Rusty Brown        
Wings: White
Wing Case: Lt. Rusty Brown
Hackle: Lt. Pale Yellow

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Great Brown Autumn Sedge (Pycnopsyche sp)

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