The french Partridge is proberbly one of the best known patterns for the most classical, and what all dryflyfishermen are dreaming and waiting for – the short season when the mayfly are hatching. The Danica-hatch is known for getting the biggest and most suspicious trouts to rise and inhale the biggest dryflies in the box. In this video we have dryfly-aficionado John Petermann behind the vice – demonstrating his favorite fly for matching the Ephemerea Danica.
Hook: Ahrex FW571 Dry Long
Thread: Veevus 10/0 – Brown
Tail: 3 hair from moose mane
Body: Fly-Rite dubbing – colour 34
Hackle: Dark-dun hackle
Hackle: Swiss Ultra Select CDC – Dark Dun
Front: French Partridge – Nature
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