Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Fly Name
Hook 14-18
Thread black
Wings none
Tails zelon fibers
Body dubbing
Hackle wood duck fibers

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the zelon tail material by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Wax thread with a light coat of wonder wax. Apply a thin amount of dubbing. Spread dubbing fibers out evenly on thread. Evenly wrap dubbing to form the abdomen. Secure with 5 tight wraps.

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Evenly wind dubbing to form abdomen and secure with 5 tight wraps.

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Attach wood duck fibers evenly on both sides of the fly to form its legs. Secure with 5 tight thread wraps.

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Add more dubbing and wind on the thorax. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Thoraxes are always thicker than abdomens.

Zelon Mayfly Emerger

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate the thread base.


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