This is a simple to follow fly recipe for tying super realistic mayfly that you will be proud to show off and that your fish will be absolutely crazy about. To tie this mayfly you are not going to need lots of time or some complicated tools. Simple materials that we list below and some patience are all you need. And above all, this fly you make is not going to just look great but will get you some serious fish!
The key ingredient for this recipe are Hemingway’s Realistic Mayfly Wings that are great imitation of real mayfly wings and extra easy to work with. You don’t need to cut or shape anything. Simply take them off the backing sheet and tie on. The wings are made of very flexible material so they are easy to bend and manipulate when tying. The softness and flexibility of the material make them easily gulped by the fish. They are extra durable and can survive many fish – flies made with these wings are meant to be used and used again. And yet, they are affordable and easy to make.
What You Need:
- Dry fly hook, size 8-16
- Dubbing: All Round or Beaver Plus
- Realistic Mayfly Wings
- Mayfly Tube Body
- CDC Feathers
How to Tie Realistic Mayfly – Steps:
Hemingway's Realistic Mayfly
HOW TO TIE
And.. you have yourself a super realistic mayfly! All you got to do is take it fishin’! Tight lines!
This is just one way of tying this great looking fly. There are other patterns that you can try with these materials. The options are endless. We would love to see your suggestions and ideas – share them below. Share photos of fish you caught on your mayfly on our Facebook page.