CDC and deer hair is always a great combo for me. This emerger pattern incorporates the CDC and deer hair combo and also demo’s some of Marc Petitjean’s innovative tools. Try this in other classic mayfly colors like the Adams, BWO, and sulfurs. Enjoy.
This PMD version rides low, near the surface and imitates an emerging or struggling insect trying to reach adulthood. This pattern is best fished dead drift with a long leader during a Pale Morning Dun Hatch. Barrett utilizes the Marc Petitjean Bobbin and the Petitjean Magic tool when tying this PMD pattern