Hemingway’s Realistic Ephemera Danica Set Light yellow
Most unique product of this kind!
Hemingway’s Realistic Ephemera Danica Set – Tube Body & Wings is clearly ‘state of the art’ when comes to realistic flies. Now you can create this beautiful mayfly yourself, proudly show it off, but also catch some serious fish using it. Because, no matter how fancy this fly looks – it is meant to be used and used again. The package includes 6 sets of tube bodies and wings – material for 6 flies.
Tube bodies included are hyper realistic – the detail on them is as close to the real thing as possible and – they are all hand made by professional fly tyers! Bodies are adorned with mayfly’s three long tails, are hollow and have great floating capabilities, mimicking real fly’s body so well in size, color, proportion and weight.
Hemingway’s famous realistic mayfly wings here come as 2-pairs: 2 big wings for the front and 2 small rear wings. The intricate detail on these is nothing less then amazing, mimicking the real fly so well and featuring life-like mayfly veins and transparent and delicate appearance. Wings are shaped, sized and colored – there is no need for any cutting, shaping, burning, coloring… Simply take them off the backing sheet and tie on. Besides the delicate look – these premium fly parts are very durable and will withstand many takes. They are premium quality, protected from the elements – they are waterproof and UV resistant, so no additional prep work is needed. They are made out of very flexible material so they are easy to bend and manipulate when tying. The softness and flexibility of the material make them easily gulped by the fish.
Small (15 pcs, 14-16 hook size)
Medium (12 pcs, 12-14 hook size)
Large (12 pcs, 10-12 hook size)
Please note that due to many different types and models of hooks, these hook size recommendations are just rough estimates.
Tip: Due to their size, when peeling off Small and Extra Small wings, if you encounter any difficulty, use exacto knife along the edges of wing tabs to separate the tabs first and then peel off the wings from the sheet.