Today we are checking out a fly that Davie did incredibly well with last year, the CDC Yellow May Parachute Fly. The Mayfly is great Summer fly, but can be used throughout the season. The life of a Mayfly can be minutes to an hour long and in Scotland, the hatch is around June. The male Mayfly seeks out females to mate as quickly as possible, before falling dead onto the surface of the water. During this time, Trout aggressively feed on spent Mayflys.
Hook: Fulling Mill Ultimate Dry Black Nickel size 16 or 14 Thread: Uni-8/0 Yellow Tail: Cree Cock Hackle Fibres dyed Golden Yellow Body: Golden/Pale Yellow CDC Feather Wing: 2 CDC Feathers dyed Golden Yellow Hackle: Cree Cock Hackle dyed Golden Yellow