Friday, October 24, 2014

Tying the Kettle Drake

The Kettle Drake

The Kettle Drake was originally tied to fish over the Brown Drake hatch of kettle Creek Pennsylvania. It has since proven itself on most of the North-Central waters and several southern spring creeks of Pennsylvania where the Brown Drake hatch is prevalent.

Kettle Drake Recipe

Hook:  #12 Orvis Bead-head
Thread:  Brown 6/0 Uni-thread
Tail: 3 Moose Body Hair fibers
Abdomen:  Mahogany Turkey Biot (coated with Bug Bond)
Thorax:  Olive-Brown Orvis Spectrablend
Wing: Medium Dun CDC

1 comment:

  1. Is this pattern productive on the Upper Delaware?