Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tying The Sulphur Crackleback

The Sulphur Crackleback

"Ed Story 1952"


The Crackleback has proven itself over scores of seasons and by several generations of fly fishermen. A favorite among many, it catches fish and is easy to tie. Its a must-have in any fly box be it warm or cold water. 

Crackleback Recipe

Hook: #18-#16 Standard Dry fly
Thread:  8/0 Olive Dun
Abdodmen:  Sulphur Turkey Biot
Shellback: Eyed-Peackock Herl
Hackle:  Greenwell / Furnace