Harry Murray tied this hi-vis March Brown pattern for his mountain streams in Virginia. Yellow Wulff style wings are easier to see than other colors for some folks. This a an excellent early spring pattern thoughout the smokies, plus an easy to see bluegill fly in the evenings.
The Mr. Rapidan is available in size 12.
Like footwear, your Tilley Hat must be sized properly. To find your hat size, use a tape measure and draw it right around your head. For the best-looking and most comfortable fit, please make sure that the bottom of the tape touches right above your eyebrows while resting straight around your head. Hold it there comfortably and do not pull tight! Tell us this measurement in inches or centimeters. We'll take it from there.
You may also refer to our Hat Sizing Chart for an easy reference to your Tilley Hat size.
If you already know your regular (not a Tilley) hat size, please ask for one size larger when you order your Tilley. For instance, if you're sure you're a 7¼, order a 7⅜.
The Tilley Hat fits more comfortably than other hats. It's designed to be worn low on your head and slightly loose. It should be held on by gravity, not by painful pressure on your forehead! For the proper fit, you should be able to easily insert two fingers, flat, between the middle of your forehead and the front of the Hat. The Hat should be loose enough that you can rotate it to the left and right, and lift it up and down, without friction on your forehead. When it's windy, use the cord!
Tilley Hat Sizing Chart
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