This fly is used in May, June and July.
This fly was first designed by Stan headley for Lough Melvin. It is a great top dropper fly on a team of wets at Mayfly time. It is now fished all over Ireland and has acquired a number of variants eg Green Octopus and some with muddler heads, Also works well for salmon on lakes. It has proved very successful on Carrowmore in recent years.