John Bush, member of MTFA, loves to tie and fish Pat Dorsey’s patterns.  This is the latest one he is tying.  The hardest part is this tie is the wings.  But if you master it, you will be able to tie a lot of dry fly patterns with this wing.  Just change the color of the calf tail.


  • Hook: Tiemco TMC100, or TMC101
  • Hook Size: 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
  • Body: Green Flashabou with Peacock Herl (Red Flashabou for Cherry Limeade)
  • Thread: UNI-Thread 8/0, Black
  • Tail: Moose Body Hair
  • Wings: Chartreuse Calf Tail (Pink Calf Tail for Cherry Limeade)
  • Hackle: Brown, Furnace Brown

Tying Steps

Fishing Instructions:  Fish on the surface like any dry fly