Friday, October 10, 2014

Tying the Appleseed

The Appleseed


The Appleseed is a personal pattern of mine and one that has served my box exceedingly well over the course of the past 8 years or so. During the Apple Caddis hatch this pattern turns those splashy rising fish into fish-in-hand. 


Appleseed Recipe


Hook:  #14 Scud
Thread:  6/0 Olive Uni-thread
Abdomen:  Tan Micro-tubing over Olive Uni-thread
Thorax:  Olive Ice-dub
Wing-case:  Mottled Wild Turkey Tail
Hackle:  Light Furnace Hen Neck