The Bee Visible Fly Pattern

The Bee Visible Fly Pattern

The Bee Visible Fly Pattern

Hook – Mustad #94840 or #94833
Size – #10 – #18
Thread – black 6/0
Tail – none
Body – Alternating yellow and black hackle fibers tied one size smaller than the hook. Starting at the rear of the hook with yellow, then black, then yellow, then black.
Wing – none
Hackle – face is white hackle

Comment – Thanks to Tom Deschaine for this fly and this comment, “This is one of a series of flies I developed to be used for those dog days in August and September when the trout just aren’t hitting on anything. I’ve had good luck on both the AuSable and the Manistee with this fly.”

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