CDC Dun Emerger
Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the hackle fibers by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps
Wax thread with a light coat of wonder wax. Apply a thin amount of dubbing. Spread dubbing fibers out evenly on thread. Twist dubbing evenly on thread with thumb and forefinger. Wrap dubbed thread evenly forward to the front end of the body. Tie off with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Tie in CDC with 2 loose wraps. Reposition CDC so it is the desired length and it is on top of the hook. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Wrap thorax with dubbing and make it a little thicker than the abdomen. Secure with 5 tight wraps.
Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and CDC stems.
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