Spotted Sedge - Fly Pattern Colors
.............................Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park
04/24/08

Note:
There are variations in colors between the species of the
Hydrosyche genus. These
colors should be close to the most common ones.  

Larvae:
Hook: 14/16
Body: Greenish Tan
Legs: Tan
Head  Black
Thorax: Dark Brown
Tail: Cream

Pupae:
Hook:14/16
Body: Brownish Yellow
Legs: Brown
Wing Pad: Dark Brown
Antennae: Brown

Adults:
Dry Adult:
Hook: 14/16
Body: Cinnamon
Wings: Grayish Brown, with light gray spots
Legs: Cinnamon
Head: Black
Antennae: Tan

Wet Adult: (for the Diving Egg Layers)
Use the same colors as above.

Spent Imitation:
Use the same colors as above

Coming Up Next:
Pale Morning Duns - (Ephemerella species)

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