Although the Hawthorn pattern is normally used by river fishermen it has also proved its worth on reservoirs, especially in early May. It is on the large side and is quite similar to a midge, it is excellent when used on a floating line close to the surface.
Hooks: 10 up eye.
Body: Peacock Herl.
Legs: Dyed Black Swan, Knotted.
Wings: Pale Blue Dun Hackle Tips.
Hackle: Black Cock.