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Backtrax 03-04-2014 02:44 PM

Little Black/Brown EHC Style Dry
I decided to tie files while waiting on the snow and ice to melt and need some small dark dry flies in my fly box and this is what I came up with.

I used a sharpie to darken the hair to give it a mottled look.

#20 Deer Hair Caddis

o2bfishin 03-04-2014 09:31 PM

Looks good! what did you use for the body?

Backtrax 03-04-2014 09:44 PM


I used just a tiny pinch of awesome possum black dubbing and a very fine copper wire from a lamp cord.

I tried using black dyed deer hair but it just didn't flair to suit me so I used natural short fine deer hair and a black sharpie for the wing.

softhackle 03-07-2014 03:44 PM

I like the idea of using a sharpie to mottle the wing. That fly just looks buggy.

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