Light Cahill Wulff
The Light Cahill is a classic dry fly that imitates a Pale Morning Dun or a Pale Evening Dun. It is a small fly, typically sized 12-18, and is made with light tan body, ginger hackle, and lemon-yellow wings. The Light Cahill is a very effective fly for catching trout, and is a must-have in any fly fisherman-s arsenal.
Here are some of the features of the Light Cahill fly:
• Small size: The Light Cahill is a small fly, which makes it ideal for imitating the small Pale Morning Dun and Pale Evening Dun mayflies.
• Light tan body: The light tan body of the Light Cahill is made with fur or dubbing and helps to imitate the body of the natural mayfly.
• Ginger hackle: The ginger hackle of the Light Cahill helps to give the fly a realistic profile, and helps to float the fly on the water.
• Lemon yellow wings: The lemon-yellow wings of the Light Cahill are made with hackle or calfskin, and help to give the fly a distinctive look that trout can't resist.
The Light Cahill is a versatile fly that can be used in a variety of conditions. It is a good choice for both stillwater and flowing water and can be fished in a variety of depths. The Light Cahill is also a good choice for both early morning and late evening fishing, when the Pale Morning Dun and Pale Evening Dun mayflies are most active.
If you are looking for a reliable and effective dry fly for catching trout, the Light Cahill is a great option. It is a classic fly that has been catching trout for over 100 years, and it is sure to be a valuable addition to your fly box.
Here are some tips for fishing the Light Cahill:
• Fish the Light Cahill in the same areas where you would find the natural mayflies.
• Use a light tippet, as the Light Cahill is a small fly.
• Present the Light Cahill gently, as trout can be easily spooked.
• Dead drift the Light Cahill, or fish it with a slight upstream retrieve.
• Be patient, as trout may take a few minutes to decide to eat the Light Cahill.
Sizes: #10 - # 18