Tying the Goose CDC Iron Blue Dun with Davie McPhail

Davie ties his version of the Iron Blue Dun, but using Goose CDC instead of the usual Duck. A very effective dry fly pattern on rivers, these little flies hatch throughout the season and imitative patterns can be found in the fly boxes of most regular river anglers!

Materials Used;

Hook: Fulling Mill Ultimate Dry Fly size 18
Threads: Uni-Thread 8/0 Wine
Tag: Uni-Thread 8/0 Wine
Tails: Coq de Leon Fibres
Body: Uni-Mylar Clear
Thorax: Natural Rabbit Grey Underfur
Wing: Cul De L'Oie (Goose CDC)

Davies preferred type of whip finish tool can be found HERE!

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre - if you need any help finding them or choosing substitutes we will be more than happy to help!