Dr. Burke Wet Fly
The Dr. Burke Wet Fly typically has a dark brown or black body made of peacock herl or fur, with a red tail and hackle. It may also have a wing made of brown or black feathers or synthetic materials, such as mallard or goose quill.
The fly is typically fished using a wet fly swing technique, which involves casting the fly downstream and allowing it to drift with the current, while imparting a subtle motion to the fly by slowly stripping line.
The Dr. Burke Wet Fly is a popular fly pattern for fishing in streams and rivers, particularly in the eastern United States.
It can be effective in imitating a variety of aquatic insects, such as caddisflies, stoneflies, and mayflies, as well as baitfish and other small aquatic creatures.
Usually available in the following hook sizes: 8 | 10 | 12 | 14 | 16 | 18 | 20