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Flies from 2003

February 2003: Small Black Beetle

Small Black Beetle
Small Black Beetle
Hook: 10 - 16
Head/legs: Black hackle
Body: Black chenille/peacock
Wingcase: Dark goose quill
The fly that has worked well in February was a small black beetle.

During February 2003, Uncle Billy's experienced some good soaking rain with nearly 5 inches falling in one week. With the change in weather pattern (including cooler nights and rain) there has been quite a few hatches in the evening. The spinners (adult insects) seem to be small mayflies and midges. There has also been white moths.

To view other flies used during 2003, choose from the list below: