Tying the Quill-Bodied Emerger
Fly Tying

Tying the Quill-Bodied Emerger

Tying Materials

  • Silk: 70 denier uni-nylon coloured white
  • Wing: CDC either natural or dyed (4 feathers)
  • Hook: Partridge Emerger size 16 (or size to suit the hatch)
  • Tail: Coch De Leon Fibres
  • Body: Either natural stripped quill from the eye feather from a peacock or stripped peacock herl.
  • Thorax: Fox squirrel or alternatively hare’s ear dubbed and wound (the spikier the better).