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Griffith's Gnat

Griffith's Gnat

Griffith's Gnat Recipe

  • Hook: Standard dry-fly hook (here a Dai-Riki 305), sizes 14-24
  • Thread: Black, 70 denier or 8/0
  • Body: Peacock herl
  • Hackle: Grizzly hackle
  • Head: Tying thread

Scouting Report

The Griffith’s Gnat is a great fly for a beginner fly tier to tie and is a great introduction into tying dry flies. Imitates a midge cluster and can be tied in many sizes. Created by George Griffith, a founder of Trout Unlimited.

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