Home Register Today's Posts Members User CP Calendar FAQ

Go Back   Little River Outfitters Forum > Fly Fishing Board > General Fly Tying

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-04-2010, 08:34 PM
olesmoke olesmoke is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NC
Posts: 119
Default cranefly

The cranefly is a hot bug this time of year so here is an idea to try.Size 16 is just about the right size.Be safe

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-06-2010, 09:33 AM
kentuckytroutbum kentuckytroutbum is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 429
Default

olesmoke-

Thats a great looking crane fly. Would you mind sharing the receipe?
Looks like ginger hackle with dubbing, but what is the leg material?

Thanks

Bill
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-06-2010, 09:46 AM
olesmoke olesmoke is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NC
Posts: 119
Smile

Bill appreciate the comments........
hook:size 16 TMC 2487
thread: 8/0 yellow
underwrap with foam/med brown dubbing
wings: brown hen hackle tips
legs: squirrel tail

give it a try ....it might work
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-06-2010, 10:27 AM
kentuckytroutbum kentuckytroutbum is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 429
Default

olesmoke-

Thanks for the recipe, I'll definitely give it a try. I like crane flies, and apparently so do the trout!
Good idea to use the foam to keep the fly on top of the water.

Bill
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:17 PM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.