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