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Bird's Nest Nymph

 
tied by mudboots
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: #10-18 TMC 3769 (#14 shown)
Tail: Duck flank feather fibers
Thread: black danville 6/0
Rib: Small silver ultra-wire
Under-body: 0.015 lead wire
Body: dark natural hare's ear
Legs: duck flank feather rolled around hook, tied in and then pulled to proper length
Thorax: loosely dubbed hare's ear

Note: check out Andy Burk's video on youtube for much better instructions (and fly) and also scruff the thorax up with a wire gun cleaning brush at the end-- this one is supposed to be messy.
Tying Instructions: (see materials)



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