Roberts Yellow Drake

robertsyellowdrakeRoberts Yellow Drake

hook Mustad 94840
hook size(s) 2-18
thread Yellow 6/0
wing White Deer Body Hair, Tied Post
tail Three Pheasant Tail Fibers
body Tan Deer Body Hair, Flared at tail
hackle Brown Tied Parachute
notes: Clarence Roberts a former Michigan conservation officer is the originator of this fly.  It was considered by him to be a general purpose fly.  Tied with black thread, its called “Roberts Black Drake” , red thread “Roberts Red Drake” etc.

submitted by: Tom Daschaine : fishermantoo@wideopenwest.com
Image submitted by: Killroys Fly Tying