Hook: Tiemco TMC100BL or a similar dry fly hook, size 16.
Thread: Tan 8/0 (70 denier).
Tail: Light ginger or cream coq de Leon or spade hackle fibers.
Wings: Wood duck flank fibers.
Abdomen: Light Cahill, light ginger, or cream dry fly dubbing.
Hackle: Light ginger or cream neck hackle to match the tail.
Tying the Light Cahill
Eric Austin is a true master fly tier. He makes all manner of classic patterns, and is an expert at creating patterns for real-world fishing situations. He also has one of the most informative websites you will ever enjoy, www.traditionalflies.com. Eric lives in Ohio.