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Last Chance Cripple

Last Chance Cripple Mayfly Fly Tying Video Directions

Last Chance Cripple Mayfly FlyThe Last Chance Cripple is a great mayfly cripple imitation.  The Last Chance Cripple was designed to fool picky trout on the Henry’s Fork in Idaho.  The Last Chance Cripple imitates a struggling insect trying to break free of it’s shuck.  This is the most vulnerable stage for the emerging mayfly, and hungry trout know this!  Henry’s Fork Trout have been known to only key into the these crippled and struggling insects.  When this happens, the Last Chance Cripple is the fly for the job!

Last Chance Cripple Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #12-20 Tiemco 100 >>
Thread: Black UTC 70 >>
Tail1: Mallard Flank >>
Tail2: Cream Antron Yarn >>
Body: Olive Goose Biot >>
Thorax: UV Light Olive Ice Dub Dubbing >>
Wing: Natural Dun CDC >>
Hackle: Grizzly Whiting Rooster Cape >> or Whiting 100 Pack >>

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