Light Cahill

Solitude Fly Company $1.80

In the 1880's a New York railroad worker called Daniel Cahill developed a fly that became famous all over America, the Light Cahill. It is a great general imitation of summer mayfly duns. It was originally designed to imitate a family of mayflies with the name of Stenonema. They begin hatching in late May and continue through June.

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 100, sizes 14-18
THREAD:  Ultra 70 Tying Thread, cream
BODY:  Super-Fine Dry Fly Dubbing, light cahill
WING:  Lemon Wood Duck
HACKLE:  Dry Fly Hackle, light ginger
TAIL:  Dry Fly Hackle, light ginger

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In the 1880's a New York railroad worker called Daniel Cahill developed a fly that became famous all over America, the Light Cahill. It is a great general imitation of summer mayfly duns. It was originally designed to imitate a family of mayflies with the name of Stenonema. They begin hatching in late May and continue through June.

FLY RECIPE:

HOOK:  TFS 100, sizes 14-18
THREAD:  Ultra 70 Tying Thread, cream
BODY:  Super-Fine Dry Fly Dubbing, light cahill
WING:  Lemon Wood Duck
HACKLE:  Dry Fly Hackle, light ginger
TAIL:  Dry Fly Hackle, light ginger

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SKU: 3F