American March Brown Dry Fly
The American March Brown was developed as an imitation of an early mottled wing mayfly. Preston Jennings originated this pattern, with Art Flick. This is one of the many offshoots of adams dry flies and light cahills.
The American March Brown is an early emerger with a hatch cycle that runs from mid-May until mid-July.
The best hooks for this fly are:
Mustad # 94840, # 94845 or # 94833
Thread: Orange 6/0
Tail: Reddish brown hackle barbs
Body: Tan red fox belly fur – or imitation fur
Wing: Barred wood duck flank
Hackle: Brown and grizzle mixed
If you like to tie flies look at our other pages of wet flies, dry flies, nymph flies and streamers for fly tying. These pages offer pictures of fly patterns and provide information regarding fly tying material and the fly recipe for tying on a fly with fly tying know how. These are great flies for fishing and should become part of your fly gear and added to your fly boxes.
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