Hendrickson Emerger

When Hendricksons emerge in the early spring, the water and air temperatures are often so low that the nymphs seem to take forever to emerge into duns. On these early spring days a good floating nymph emerger is essential.

Hook: Dry fly, size 12 or 14
Thread: Olive
Tail: Wood duck flank
Abdomen: Dark red-brown dubbing
Legs: Wood duck flank
Thorax: Same as the abdomen
Wing: Dark gray Z-lon