Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tying the Wet Slate

The Wet Slate

When the Slate Drakes arrive, this is one pattern that remains in my box year-after-year. A very consistent wet fly for me, fished in the film, down and across.

Wet Slate Recipe

Hook: Orvis #12 Tactical Wide Gape
Thread:  6/0 Olive/Dun Uni-thread
Rib: Fine Gold Wire
Hackle: Silver Badger Brahma Hen
Wing: Mallard Flank

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