Realistic Mayfly Dry II

(2 customer reviews)

US$3.27

  • An amazingly authentic imitation of an adult mayfly!
  • Has the looks of the real adult mayfly species:
    • Large, transparent, membranous wings.
    • Extended, curved, and tapered body ending in a long tail.
    • Three pairs of flexible, segmented legs.
    • Exceptional details and coloring.
  • Has the weight: the body has been made of foam-like, lightweight, and sturdy material, that gives this pattern great floating capability.
  • Designed and tied in Europe with first-class materials to provide maximum action and many takes.
  • Proven effectiveness, especially when fish is selective and finicky – this is definitely the fly to have in your flybox at all times.
  • Comes in a wide range of mayfly species.

See the Description tab below for more information on this fly and some fly fishing tips.

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SKU: 103-03100101 Category: Tags: ,
Photo Details Price QTY
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Brown Drake Species: Brown Drake (Ephemera Simulans)
Size: Hook #10
SKU: 103-03100101H10-01
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Brown Drake Species: Brown Drake (Ephemera Simulans)
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-01
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Ephemera Danica Species: Ephemera Danica
Size: Hook #10
SKU: 103-03100101H10-02
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Ephemera Danica Species: Ephemera Danica
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-02
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Gray Drake Species: Gray Drake
Size: Hook #10
SKU: 103-03100101H10-03
US$3.27

Out of stock

Realistic Mayfly Dry - Gray Drake Species: Gray Drake
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-03
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Gray Drake Species: Gray Drake
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-03
US$3.27

Out of stock

Realistic Mayfly Dry - Eastern Green Drake Species: Eastern Green Drake
Size: Hook #10
SKU: 103-03100101H10-04
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Eastern Green Drake Species: Eastern Green Drake
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-04
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Western Green Drake Species: Western Green Drake
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-05
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Western Green Drake Species: Western Green Drake
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-05
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Hexagenia Species: Hexagenia
Size: Hook #10
SKU: 103-03100101H10-06
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Hexagenia Species: Hexagenia
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-06
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Sulphur - Pale Evening Dun Species: Sulphur (Pale Evening Dun)
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-07
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Sulphur - Pale Evening Dun Species: Sulphur (Pale Evening Dun)
Size: Hook #16
SKU: 103-03100101H16-07
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Hendrickson - Red Quill Species: Hendrickson (Red Quill)
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-08
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Hendrickson - Red Quill Species: Hendrickson (Red Quill)
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-08
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Species: Blue Winged Olive (BWO)
Size: Hook #16
SKU: 103-03100101H16-10
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Blue Winged Olive (BWO) Species: Blue Winged Olive (BWO)
Size: Hook #18
SKU: 103-03100101H18-10
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Gray Fox Species: Gray Fox (Stenonema Fuscum)
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-11
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Gray Fox Species: Gray Fox (Stenonema Fuscum)
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-11
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Light Cahill Species: Light Cahill (Stenonema Canadense)
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-12
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - Light Cahill Species: Light Cahill (Stenonema Canadense)
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-12
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - White Mayfly Species: White Mayfly
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-13
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - March Brown Species: March Brown
Size: Hook #12
SKU: 103-03100101H12-15
US$3.27
Realistic Mayfly Dry - March Brown Species: March Brown
Size: Hook #14
SKU: 103-03100101H14-15
US$3.27

Description

Realistic Mayfly Dry II

Realistic Mayfly Dry II, designed and tied in Europe is an amazing fly pattern – it is a life-like imitation of an adult mayfly species. It has all the characteristics of a mayfly in this phase of their life cycle – large, transparent, membranous wings, the curved, extended body ending in a long tail, three pairs of flexible legs, the coloring and the details. The body has been made of foam-like, lightweight, and sturdy material, that gives this pattern great floating capability. The details on the body are quite remarkable making this fly super-realistic looking. The fly is of the perfect weight, so when it hits the water, it emulates the real insect. Carefully designed wings with exceptional details and flexible, segmented legs add to the realistic look of the fly and provide that imperative advantage when fishing this fly pattern. Proven as super-effective, especially when fish is selective and finicky – this is definitely the fly to have in your flybox at all times.

Realistic Mayfly Dry II has been created in mayfly species that are most significant for fly fishing:

  • Brown Drake (Ephemera simulans)
  • Ephemera Danica
  • Gray Drake (Siphlonuridae family)
  • Eastern Green Drake (Ephemera guttulata)
  • Western Green Drake (Drunella doddsii)
  • Hexagenia (Hexagenia limbata)
  • Sulphur – Pale Evening Dun (Ephemerella dorothea dorothea)
  • Hendrickson – Red Quill – female (Ephemerella subvaria)
  • Blue Winged Olive – BWO (Baetidae family)
  • Gray Fox (Stenonema fuscum)
  • Light Cahill (Stenonema canadense)
  • White Mayfly (Ephoron leukon)
  • March Brown (Rhithrogena morrisoni)

Each variation has been carefully designed to follow the particular species’ size, shape, proportions, and coloring.

Fishing Mayfly Dun Patterns

The majority of mayfly species molt in the spring and early summer, while others do it at different times of the year. You could have sporadic hatches of certain species even in the late fall and early spring. These sporadic times could be even more interesting and productive for trout (and for a fisherman). During early spring and the fall, mayflies hatch in the warm hours of the day – usually midday. In the summertime, this event moves more towards the morning and late afternoon or early evenings. Usually, the warmer the weather, the shorter the hatch is – an hour or two. With cooler weather, this can last a couple of hours. As mayfly duns float on the surface like little sailboats, this behavior dictates the method of presentation of the fly that is imitating it. When presenting a dun imitation to the trout, it has to be drag-free and from upstream, not giving a fish much opportunity to see the line or leader. This can be done by cross current reach cast. This way your fly will drift towards the trout before the line and the leader arrive.

To learn more about the mayfly life cycle and fly fishing techniques for different mayfly stages go here.

Additional information

Weight .003 kg
Dimensions 2.5 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm
Brand

Vania Flies

Species

Blue Winged Olive (BWO), Brown Drake (Ephemera Simulans), Eastern Green Drake, Ephemera Danica, Gray Drake, Gray Fox (Stenonema Fuscum), Hendrickson (Red Quill), Hexagenia, Light Cahill (Stenonema Canadense), March Brown, Sulphur (Pale Evening Dun), Western Green Drake, White Mayfly

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2 reviews for Realistic Mayfly Dry II

  1. Timothy Kramer (verified owner)

    Looks great and takes a beating . Will be buying more when needed.

  2. Timothy Kramer (verified owner)

    Looks great and takes a beating . Very realistic looking.

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