This week’s Throw Back Thursday fly is the March Brown Wet Fly.

March Brown Wet Fly |

I decided to continue the theme of my last post – March Brown Time.

I tied this fly many years ago. Can’t remember what book I found it in, but I’m sure it was for a “just in time” fly fishing trip. Probably on the McKenzie River. The McKenzie has a great March Brown hatch. I have some fond memories of fishing the river.

 If you want to fish an old pattern someday, consider using a March Brown wet fly as the hatch begins. Swing it through a nice run and hang on!

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  1. Hi John,

    Wow! That fly takes Gretchen and me back a few years to the Clark Fork River in NW Montana in the early 90s soon after we were married. In the spring it was deadly when tied in a range of sizes. Depending on the size, I think it also may be mistaken for a Squalla nymph. Take care & …

    Tight Lines – (Gretchen &) Al Beatty

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