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Baetis flash nymph

 
tied by jbenenson
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Southwest US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: Tiemco 9300 #18
Thread: black
Tail: dun hen hackle fibers
Body: three strands black Krystal Flash, twisted
Wing case: six strands black Krystal Flash, not twisted
Thorax and legs: olive Hare-Tron
Head: thread
Tying Instructions: Tie in the thread, wrap to mid-shank
Tie in three Krystal Flash strands (tightly)
Wrap tightly to bend the back to thorax area
Twist the fibers into a rope (about twenty twists)
Wrap rope to thorax area, tie in, and untwist
Add a few more Krystal flash strands for the wing case
Dub a rough thorax, finishing behind 1 mm the eye
Pull the Krystal Flash over to form the wing case, tie in tightly
Form the head and whip finish
Pull out dubbing from the bottom to suggest legs
Presentation Tips: Standard nymph presentation, also does well as a dropper

If you don't tie in the Krystal Flash securely, it will unravel



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