Friday, February 27, 2015

Turkey Emerger

Turkey Emerger

The Turkey Emerger is one of my favorite "dark" patterns. On those high and sunny days when too much flash is not working, this is the pattern I turn to. It has done very well for me across most of Pennsylvania,  and tends to be the bottom fly for me when fishing a tandem rig.

Turkey Emerger Recipe

Hook:  #16-12 Caddis Emerger
Thread: Black Uni-thread
Abdomen:  3-4 Turkey Tail fibers
Rib: Fine Gold Wire
Thorax:  Black Ice-dub
Wing:  Olive CDC
Hackle: Silver Badger Brahma

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