I was fishing the South Branch Raritan River in New Jersey last night and had the good fortune to catch a pretty impressive emergence of Sulphur mayflies just before dark. I had some lighter colored Fran Betters’ Usual fly patterns but I wish I had a few of the Snowshoe Rabbit Sulphur Emergers featured in…

 

This week’s Friday Night Morning Fly Tying video is a dandy – Fran Betters’ Usual tied by Davie McPhail. The Usual is a very versatile fly pattern and can be tied to represent many of the larger, high riding mayflies such as the Hendrickson, Cahill and Sulphur simply by varying the color. Tips on Tying…