When the Slate Drakes arrive, this is one pattern that remains in my box year-after-year. A very consistent wet fly for me, fished in the film, down and across.
Wet Slate Recipe
Hook: Orvis #12 Tactical Wide Gape
Thread: 6/0 Olive/Dun Uni-thread
Rib: Fine Gold Wire
Hackle: Silver Badger Brahma Hen
Wing: Mallard Flank
For a full tying video, click on the link below: