|This fly is from Gary Hooper, senior
guide at Rick’s
Sport Center in Mammoth Lakes, CA..
Foam Top Emerger
Hook: Tiemco 101 sizes 20-26
Thread: 8/0 Black
Shuck: Amber Straight Z-lon
Abdomen: Thread only for smaller sizes and black Superfine dub
for larger sizes.
Post: Rainy Parachute Posts (foam) in 1/8" and larger size.
1 - Tie in thread.
2 - Wrap back and tie in shuck.
||3 - Wind thread forward to 1/3 of shank length behind eye
and tie in post.
||4 - Wind back to tail and dub forward as needed to create
a slender body.
5- Whip finish and clip post short.
Alternates: Try in red, brown, gray, or with a wire rib.
Gary can be reached at:
Rick's Sport Center Phone 760-934-3416