Tying a Mop Fly
Love them or hate them, mop flies work. A cream colored mop has become a staple when guiding the Chama river below El Vado reservoir. A robust cranefly population makes this fly a staple. At least thats what I tell myself to sleep at night fishing this atrocity.
Hook: FullingMill Jig Force #10
Bead: 3.8mm Tungsten Slotted in White
Thread: UTC 70 Brown
Body: Piece of Mop from Rain X Mop Ball
Collar: Shrimp Pink UV Ice Dub + Swishers X Dub in a Dubbing Loop.