THE LIFE CYCLE OF THE MAYFLY DVD
Author: Hooked on Fly Tying with Rene' Harrop
Publisher: BENNETT WATT ENTERTAINMENT, Jul 2004
Master fly tyer & artist, Rene' Harrop, guides you through each of the 6 life cycles of the Mayfly. Mayflies are one of the most important aquatic insects to fly fishers & tyers. DVD, 60 min.
CDC Transitional Nymph
CDC Captive Dun
CDC Transitional Dun
CDC Tailwater Dun
CDC Biot Spinner
* Mayflies are one of the most dominant and important aquatic insects to fly fishers and fly tyers. They differ significantly in actual appearance and in what is required to tie them correctly.
* Cul-De-Canard (CDC) ...Small feathers that surround the preen gland of ducks & geese. This delicate but durable material possesses extreme natural buoyancy & flies tied with CDC float well on their own due to the natural oil impregnation of these unique feathers.
Conversations with Rene Harrop about the sophistication of fish & angler and why we need more accurate representations in flies of the various stages of insect life. Note the transitional stages!