Dry Fly Proportions

Dry Tail equals Body
Body equals Shank less Head
Wing equals Shank
Hackle equals Body
Head equals Eye (1/16" max)
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Wet Fly Proportion

Wet Tail equals Body
Body equals Shank less Head
Beard equals Body (roughly, distance from Head
to Hook Point min., Hook Barb max.)
Wing equals Hook
Head equals Eye (1/16"- 1/8")

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Nymph Fly Proportion

Nymph Tail equals Body
Body equals Shank less Head
equal Abdomen plus Thorax
Abdomen equals 1/2 Body
Thorax equals 1/2 Body
Legs equals Body
Head equals 1/16" - 1/8"

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Streamer Fly Proportion

Wet Tail equals 1/2 Body plus/minus
Body equals Shank less Head
Beard equals Hook Gap
Wing equals Tail plus Body
Head equals Eye (1/8"- 3/16")

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