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CDC May fly Spent

In the eighties, the most used system to tie the wings of a CDC may fly spent was to overlay two bundles of fibers, the bases of one over the tips of the other, and then fix them, half of their length, in a horizontal position and orthogonal to the shank of the hook.
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 CDC May fly Spent
List of materials
Thread 8/0 Hook rigth stem size 14/16/18/20 Tails: Coq de Leon fibers body: Stripped peacock quill Wings and chest: A CDC hackle
Steps

Step 1

Tie tails and a stripped peacock quill on the bend of a hook stem right.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 1

Step 2

Wrap quill around the hook shank and cut the excess.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 2

Step 3

Take a CDC hackle, board the fibers along the feather quill and tie it next to the abdomen of the fly. As a result of the tying, the hackle fibers are pushed forward, other eye of the hook.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 3

Step 4

Keeping with pliers or fingers the tip of the hackle, shift the fibers along the feather quill and tie them next eye. Performing this operation, do converge fibers with the surplus of those of the base, in order to obtain the wings of spent.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 4

Step 5

Cut the excess hackle.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 5

Step 6

Take the base of the hackle, reverse it above the fibers of the wings and tie it next eye of hook.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 6

Step 7

The step seen from above

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 7

Step 8

Cut the surplus of hackle.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 8

Step 9

Tie head of imitation.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 9

Step 10

Raise the fibers and cutting to get the wings of spent.

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 10

Step 11

Fly finished

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 11

Step 12

Caenis tied on Hook TMC 2488 size 30

Fly tying -  CDC May fly Spent - Step 12

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