Black Drake (Swimming Nymph)
Source: Popular Fly Patterns, by Terry Hellekson, Page 160 (publish date 1977)
Originator: Polly Rosborough, Chiloquin Oregon
Tied By: ???
Picture Source: http://montana-riverboats.com/index.php?page=Fly-Tying/Polly-Rosborough/Black-Drake-b.htm
Hook: Mustad 38941 3XL (I prefer a Mustad 9672 hook or equivalent, LoJ)
Thread: Gray 9041 Nymo (I use Gray or Iron Gray 6/0 UNI-Thread, LoJ)
Tail: Speckled Guinea Fibers Tied Short
Body: Dubbed Beaver Belly E/W Guard Hairs
Legs: Speckled Guinea Fibers Tied In Each Side And Pointed Downward
Wing: Black Ostrich Small BunchHead: Tying Thread
This is one of my nymph patterns in Colorado's North Park, Lake John and Delaney Buttes.