Hans Weilenmann ties a simple mayfly pattern that can easily be adapted to meet and local hatch in color and size. The reverse method of tying the hackle for a fly (dry or wet) allows for a very clean head and ensures yout hakle is clean by the eye.
Reverse Hackled Dry Fly (generic)
Hook: Tiemco 102Y #15
Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
Tail: Grizzly barbs
Body: Muskrat; mole, dyed chestnut – mixed
Note: A generic hackled dry fly, to illustrate the Reverse Hackling technique
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