Green Drake

Beginner Fly Tying a Hemingway’s Green Drake with Jim Misiura

One more of Jim Misiura’s beginner, easy-to-follow recipes – this time a Green Drake dun (Ephemera Danica mayfly) using Hemingway’s realistic parts. Thank you Jim for sharing.


To tie Jim Misiura’s Hemingway’s Green Drake, you need the following:

Ephemera Danica Body & Wing Set - Light Yellow

Ephemera Danica Body & Wings Set

Hemingway's Realistic Mayfly Wings

Hemingway’s Realistic Mayfly Wings

CDC Feathers - Light Gray

CDC Feathers



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