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.
|Hook||TMC 5212 size #6 – #10|
|Thread||Black 6/0 or 3/0|
|Body||Spun deer hair|
|Wing||Flared deer hair or synthetic wing material|
|Thorax||Spun deer hair|