Video: How to tie the Light Cahill dun

In this new fly tying video, Karl The Mule demonstrates the Light Cahill, a Catskills-style dry fly that he uses to imitate pale mayfly duns in our McKenzie and Willamette Rivers. Check out Westfly for more on PMDs and PEDs.

Karl's  Light Cahill dun

Light Cahill Dry
Hook: TMC 101, #12-18
Thread: 8/0 Unithread Light Cahill (any cream or pale yellow)
Tail: Ginger or Cream Hackle Fibers
Body: Hareline Dubbin Light Cahill (or substitute any cream colored dubbing)
Hackle: Ginger or Cream dry fly saddle hackle
Wing: Wood duck flank (or dyed mallard flank)

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