Wakely’s Yellow Bug Fly Pattern

Wakely's Yellow Bug fly pattern

Wakely’s Yellow Bug Fly Pattern

Hook – Mustad #94840
Size – #2 – #10
Thread – yellow 6/0
Weight – none
Tail – none
Body – Yellow deer body hair – full length of hook, spun and clipped to resemble a fat worm.
Wing – none
Hackle – none

Comment – Originated by Jim Wakely, an AuSable River guide, back in 1957. It’s very effective in the middle of June, during the Green Oak worm hatch. Although originally tied in yellow, it is also tied in green; Know as the Greeny Worm or Wakely’s Green Bug. Submitted by Tom Deschaine.

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