Shad Fly – dry

Shad Fly – dry

hook dry fly
hook size(s) 12-18
thread black
body dark blue dun hackle, wrapped and trimmed
eggsack olive hackle, wrapped and trimmed
wing partridge body feather, tied flat on top
hackle medium blue dun and brown, mixed

notes: Hatches in the Catkills in the spring.

submitted by: Joseph DeFazio at SherlockHolmes@worldnet.att.net