Pale Morning Dun (PMD)


Originator: Danie Erasmus

Date: 2004

Hook: #14-16 Dry fly hook 

Thread: 14/0 yellow

Tail: Ginger hackle fibres

Body: PMD superfine dubbing

Hackle: Light dun hackle

Wing: Mallard flank

Pale Morning Duns or PMD patterns imitate species within the Genus Ephemerella. There are two species that can be described as PMDs:

E. excrucians and E. infrequens.