Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tying the CDC Hendrickson

Tying the CDC Hendrickson

The CDC Hendrickson is my favorite version of the Hendrickson patterns that I tie due to the fact that it fishes well over the majority of the hatch. Great footprint and floats well. This is the first, and quite often last pattern that I reach for.

CDC Hendrickson Recipe

Hook:  Standard Dry #12
Thread:  Rusty Brown 8/0 Uni-thread
Tail: Medium Pardo CDL
Abdomen:  Olive Brown/Sulfur Spectrablend (hand blended)
Hackle: #14 Greenwell
Wing:  2 Dun CDC

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