Fly Ting Brown Drake - Tied by Steven Craig

Fly Tying with Steven Craig: Brown Drake

Awesome video tutorial coming from Steve Craig: a Brown Drake pattern that can be used during the Hexagenia hatch as well. It is a very productive pattern in central Alberta streams and rivers. This pattern uses the Frosty Fly’s Realistic Extended Mayfly Body in Brown Drake, which is extremely durable and floats like a cork. The utilization of a CDC as a hackle makes this pattern extra buggy. Have fun tying and fishing this pattern.


Ahrex FW520 Emerger Hooks - Small Barb
Ahrex FW520 Emerger Hooks – Small Barb
Realistic Extended Mayfly Bodies - Brown Drake
Realistic Extended Mayfly Bodies – Brown Drake
Hemingway's Realistic Mayfly Wings
Hemingway’s Realistic Mayfly Wings
Hemingway's CDC Feathers - Brown
Hemingway’s CDC Feathers – Brown

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Happy tying and tight lines!

About Boris

A fly fishing addict, the Founder and Managing Director of Frosty Fly. As part of research and development, occasionally tuned out somewhere by the river or by his vise.

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