Fly of the Month: February 2022


To see a large trout emerge from the depths of a big deep pool, in fast water and take a large dry fly off the surface is one of the greatest joys of summer fishing.

The cicada and other terrestrial patterns are designed to do just that. Extra buoyancy can be achieved with foam.

HookTMC 5212 size #6 – #10
ThreadBlack 6/0 or 3/0
BodySpun deer hair
WingFlared deer hair or synthetic wing material
ThoraxSpun deer hair
LegsPheasant tail