Monday, April 4, 2016

The Slate Drake Bomber

Slate Drake Bomber

The Slate Drake Bomber is the only other Bomber style pattern I tie and fish here in the Northeast. It is my choice of flies for pocket water when fishing the Drakes.

Slate Drake Bomber Recipe

Hook: #10 Standard Dry
Thread:  Rusty Dun 8/0 Uni
Tail: Woodchuck Guard Hairs
Wing:  Dun Elk Hair
Body: #33 Seal Brown Hareline
Hackle:  Speckled Badger

(Note:  pattern and tying video remains the same as the Ausable Bomber. Only the colors are changed to match the local Slate Drake hatch)

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