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PK's Ephemerella Nymph

 
tied by troutdogg
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: TMC200R (Weighted - wrapped 50% with lead wire then flattened .025 dia for #12 -14, .020 dia for #16 and .015 for #18) Secure lead with "Zap a Gap" before tying!
Thread: Ultra Thread 70 Denier - Wood Duck
Tail: Lemon Barred Wood Duck or Mallard died Wood Duck
Rib: Ultra Wire Gold Brassie (#12-14), Small (#16-18)
Body: Dubbed Hairline Olive Brown.
Wingcase: Turkey Quill
Legs: Lemon Barred Wood Duck or Mallard died Wood Duck

Tying Instructions: Wrap thread from 1/3 point behind eye to just just past mid section for base. From mid point of hook wrap lead wire forward to 3/16" behind eye of hook. Flatten wire with pliers to a point thicker than hook diameter. Body should be wide...... Use Zap a Gap and a quickset material to strengthen wire. Once dry, wrap thread around wire and back to mid point. Remember to taper body in front and in back of lead wire.

Tie in tail material and wire and dub body to mid point of lead. Wrap wire forward and secure.

Tie in turkey quill wing case and dub forward to location just behind eye of hook.

Tie in leg material, part and fold wing case forward. Tie down wing case, trim material and tie off head.

Use fine wire brush to tease dubbing material.


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