Moose Mane Emerger (Mosquito)
Emergers are a special transition stage the adult is not fully out and the nymph stage is still caught in the surface film. The purpose of the pattern is to teach how to tie a segmented body using two different color hair. The CDC wing will float in the surface while the body is still under water.
Hook: Curved Hook Daiichi 1120 Size 12
Thread: 6/0 Black
Wing: Dun CDC
Body: Two Strands of Moose Mane. One Black and One White. Coated with head cement or Solarez Bone Dry UV Resin
Thorax: Peacock Herl
02/07/20 shared by Jerry Coviello from Chalfont PA
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