Hatches Made Easy:

Hendrickson (Female) and the Red Quill (Male) - Fly Patterns
Ephemerella subvaria

2/18/08

Crawler Nymph:
Hook: 12-14
Thread: Brown        
Tails: Brown
Abdomen: Dark Brown
Gills: Brown
Thorax: Blackish Brown
Wing Case: Blackish Brown
Legs: Light Brown

Emerger:
Hook: 12-14
Thread: Brown
Tails: Brown
Unfolding Wings: Med. Gray back over body
Abdomen: Dark Brown
Thorax: Blackish Brown
Legs: Light Brown

(Female) Trailing Shuck Emerger:
Hook: 12
Thread: Tan
Tail (T.S.) Tan
Body  Cream
Thorax: Dark Tan
Wings: Med. Gray
Legs: Creamy Yellow

(Male) Trailing Shuck Emerger:
Hook: 14
Thread: Olive
Tail (T.S.)  Tan
Body  Dark Reddish Brown
Thorax: Dark Reddish Brown
Wings: Slate Gray
Legs: Creamy Yellow

Dun (Female):
Hook: 12
Thread: Olive
Tail: Dark Amber
Body: Reddish Cream
Thorax: Brown
Wings: Med. Gray
Hackle: (Legs)  Creamy Yellow

Dun (Male): (Red Quill)
Hook: 14
Thread: Olive
Tail: Dark Amber
Body: Reddish Brown
Thorax: Dark Reddish Brown
Wings: Slate Gray
Hackle:(Legs)  Creamy Yellow

Spinner (Female):
Hook: 12
Thread: Brown
Tail: Brown
Abdomen  Med. Rusty Brown
Thorax: Med. Brown        
Wings: White (Translucent)
Wing Case: Light Brown                
Hackle: (Legs)  Creamy Yellow

Spinner (Male):                         
Hook: 14
Thread: Brown
Tail: Brown
Abdomen  Dark Reddish Brown
Thorax: Dark Brown        
Wings: White (Translucent)
Wing Case: Med. Brown                
Hackle: (Legs)  Creamy Yellow

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