McKenzie Cutthroat Killer: Tying the CDC March Brown Emerger

This CDC March Brown Emerger is great for catching picky trout. In this video, Chris Daughters of the Caddis Fly demonstrates how to tie this wet fly which is a killer on the McKenzie River.

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CDC March Brown Emerger

March Brown CDC Emerger
Thread: Brown or Tan Uni 6/0
Hook: TMC 3761 #12,14
Tail: 3-5 Pheasant Tail Fibers
Body: Natural Possum
Hackle/Legs: Grey or Brown Partridge
Wing: One Med Brown and one light tan CDC feather

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