Beginner Fly Tying a Synthetic Quill Dry Fly with Jim Misiura
One more of Jim Misiura’s beginner, easy-to-follow recipes – this time a Synthetic Quill Dry Fly – a dry mayfly variation using Hemingway’s Synthetic Peacock Quill. Thanks Jim for sharing.
To tie Jim Misiura’s Synthetic Quill Dry Fly, you need the following:
- Hook: Std Dry #12- #20 (try Maruto Dry Fly Hooks)
- Thread: olive colored
- Tail: Blue Dun hackle
- Body: Hemingway’s Synthetic Tapered Peacock Quill
- Wing: slate grey CDC (try Hemingway’s CDC Feathers)
- Hackle: Olive Grizzly
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