Griffith's Gnat Emerger
This fly is reputed to be developed by the tiers at Blue Ribbon Flies in West Yellowstone, Montana. While it has a few more steps than the standard Griffith's Tim claims that it is easier to tie.
- Hook: Emerger hook (Dai-Riki #125 shown), size's 18 - 22
- Thread: Light olive, 8/0 or 70-denier
- Shuck: Golden Brown Antron or Zelon yarn (substitute: brown)
- Hackle: Grizzly hackle (slightly undersize)
- Thorax: Peacock herl
- Head: Tying thread
To see a video for this fly being tied go to the link below.