May 2016 Lucky Tackle Box - Fly Fishing Box

Fly Fishing May 2016



Hendrickson Dark #14 Price: $4.60

This pattern imitates the prolific mayfly species known as the Hendrickson mayfly. They are common throughout the Midwest and East coast freestone streams. Hendricksons typically hatch sometime between late April and early May.
Gold Bead Hare’s Ear #14 Price: $4.60

One of the staple nymph patterns every angler should carry, the Gold Bead Hare’s Ear imitates a variety of aquatic insects such as Scuds, Sowbugs, Mayfly Nymphs and Caddis Larvae. This pattern is effective year round because of the broad spectrum of insects it imitates.

Biot Compardun Sulfur #18 Price: $4.60

This pattern is a great imitation of the adult sulfur mayfly. This pattern can also be used to imitate the pale morning dun mayflies found throughout western freestones and spring creeks. These mayflies typically hatch from Mid-April to the End of June.
Hooks 50pk Price: $5.90

U-series hooks feature high grade carbon steel, chemically sharpened points, micro barbs for easy penetration and easy de-barbing, along with a logical numbering system for hook use identification. The U001 is a dry fly hook featuring standard gauge wire, a down turned eye and standard length shank.
Trout Tapers 9-5x  Price: $4.90

Umpqua’s nylon tapers are precision extruded from the same co-polymers as Umpqua Nylon Tippet and are manufactured in the most technologically advanced factories in the world with the most stringent quality controls. Olive-tinted for low visibility, these taper designs are unique and exclusive to Umpqua. Whether dead-drifting small dries or splashing big hoppers at the bank, Umpqua has just the perfect leader for the task. All leaders are knotless and include looped butt sections. Use with Umpqua Nylon Tippet or SuperFluoro™ fluorocarbon.

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