|Fly & Photograph by Hans Weilenmann|
I am really pleased to offer here an article written by Martin Joergensen (Global Fly Fisher) which looks at the original pattern and how to tie it. This is a comprehensive guide to one of the most important modern dry flies.
Martin writes: 'People who have fished with the Dutch fly tying wizard Hans Weilenmann will undoubtedly have met the CDC & Elk. This is Hans' signature fly and probably his all time favorite fly. It's also a fly, which a lot of anglers have learned to love, including myself'.
Hans' other patterns can be found on here.
Thanks to Martin for producing such a great guide to tying and using this fly,