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Amber nymph

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Materials

Hook B220 size 10 - 16

Thread 6/0 olive Danvilles

Hackle Honey

Thorax cover Cock Pheasant Tail

Thorax Amber seals fur

Body Cock Pheasant Tail

 

 

Step 1

Place Hook in Vice

Fly01-2.jpg

 

Step 2

Run on thread and catch in hackle

Fly03-2.jpg

 

 

Step 3

Run thread down and round bend catching in Thorax cover

Fly04-2.jpg

 

Step4

Dub on amber seals fur

Fly05-2.jpg

 

Step 5

Form a fat thorax covering half the space between the last thread wrap and the hackle tie in point

Fly07-2.jpg

 

Step 6

Pull over thorax cover and bind down

Fly08-2.jpg

 

Step 7

Tie in some more pheasant tail, run thread to hackle

Fly09-2.jpg

 

Step 8

Wind pheasant tail to hackle and tie in.

Fly10-2.jpg

 

Step 9

Wind Hackle,1 or 2 turns, and tie in.

Fly11-1.jpg

 

Step 10

Whip finish and admire.

Fly12.jpg

 

Variations

No Hackle amber nymph

Fly13.jpg

 

Furnace hackled amber nymph

Fly14.jpg

 

Hope you enjoy.

AL

 

Sorry about the no hackle picture, just imagine the thread isn't there

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