Tying Carl’s Cicada with Martyn White (dry fly)

Step by step instructions for Carl’s cicada. This highly effective terrestrial dry fly is quick and easy to tie, high floating and fairly durable. It’s well worth having a few in your box for annual or periodic cicada hatches.
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Materials used
Hook: TMC 760SP size 6
Thread: Danville’s Flat waxed nylon
Body: Plastazote foam
Underwing: Crystal flash
Wing: calf tail
Legs: medium round rubber or sili legs