Emerger fishing can be a very rewarding experience
There are times when rising trout can be most exasperating especially when they ignore every thing you offer up for their inspection.
Quite often this is because the trout are dining on Emergers that in between stage in the hatching process when the rising body is neither Nymph nor Mayfly.
The rise form can be deceptive and the occasional nose breaking the surface or splashy rise as the trout chases the Emerger to the surface helps the allusion that the trout are feeding off the surface.
This is when an Emerger Pattern will prove to be the key to success. Quite often an induced take is needed to tempt the trout to strike at an escaping meal but generally a good dead drift will do the job.
- Tail: None
- Rib: Fine Silver Wire
- Body: Rear half Hare fur Dyed Olive
- Thorax: A blend of Yellow and Green acrylic wool Dubbed over .020 lead wire
- Wings: Wonder Wings formed from two Mallard Flank Feathers Dyed Olive
- Horns: Two whisks from the bright green feather from the front of a Peacocks neck
- Thread: Black Uni Thread or Acrylic
- Hook: Tiemco TMC 2457
Wrap Hook Shank with tying thread from eye to halfway round the bend and Half Hitch. Then run the thread back to the halfway point of the hook shank.
Apply 5 turns of .020 lead wire from the mid point toward the eye
Tie in and cover the lead wire with tying thread and finish half way round the bend
Tie in the fine silver wire Rib material
Apply Olive Hare and Copper Roo Fur dubbing to tying thread
Dub the Rear portion of the shank forward to the start of the lead Thorax and tie off
Spiral the wire rib forward to the Thorax and tie off
Clip the excess rib material
Apply acrylic yellow/green blend to tying thread
Dub the Thorax heavily and tie off
Tie in the far side Wonder Wing made from a flank Feather from a mallard duck dyed Olive
Tie in the near side Wonder Wing and tie off
Step 13 Clip excess wing materials
Tie in a whisk from the Bright green Front Neck Feather of a Peacock on the far side of the head sloping toward the rear for the horns
Tie in another whisk on the near side of the head to match the far side Horn and tie off]
Apply a very small amount of dubbing to the thread and take One turn in front of the horns etc and tie off. Clip any excess materials
Tidy up the head Whip finish and clip tying thread Apply Head Cement
Go Fish and Have FUN!