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/ Dubbing / Ice Dub / Mallard / Mallard Flank / olive / Red / warmwater /
Bird's Nest - warmwater
tied by Cyprinid Carpio
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Hook - TMC 2302 sizes 8 - 14
Weight - 10 - 15 turns .015 lead wire
Thread - Danville 6/0, olive
Tail - Mallard flank fibers, olive
Body - Dubbing, olive*
Rib - Small Ultrawire, red
Wing/Hackle - Mallard flank fibers, olive (tied in with a distribution wrap)
Head - Dubbing, olive*
* = Dubbing shown is a blend of equal parts olive rabbit fur, shredded olive acrylic yarn, UV Olive Ice Dub, and Caddis Green Ice Dub
Tying Instructions: Tie in order of materials listed
Presentation Tips: Dead drift, wet fly swing, twitch, strip.
Be sure to make the body scruffy and the pick out the fibers on the head, blending them with the mallard flank.
This is a good general purpose fly that can resemble any number of food items such as mayfly nymphs, emerging caddis, damsel and dragon fly nymphs, and even small baitfish.
So far it has caught smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, bluegill, redear, green sunfish, longear, rock bass, crappie, suckers, and catfish.
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