Extended Body Nu-No Hackle Hexagenia

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Extended Body Nu-No Hackle Hexagenia

Hook: TFS 921 or your favorite brand of 2X-short
    dry-fly hooks, sizes 12 to 8.
Thread: Size 10/0 (70 denier), color to match
    the thorax.
Abdomen: Cellophane hollow body.
Tails: Two or three pieces of monofilament.
Thorax covering & head: A narrow strip of
    1-millimeter-thick closed-cell foam.
Wings: Two pieces of .5-millimeter-thick
    closed-cell foam.
Note: This recipe and the accompanying tying
    instructions are ideal for creating imitations
    of larger mayflies such as the gray drake,
    green drake, and Hexagenia. Select materials
    in colors to match the natural insects.
 

 
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