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DSV Extended Bodied Damselfly Nypmh

tied by dsaavedra
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Dragonflies,
Material List:
body: one ply of a three-ply embrodery floss (olive)

thorax: olive dubbing picked out at the sides

eyes: melted mono colored w/ a red sharpie

hook: size 14
Tying Instructions: take a single ply of the string and tie an overhand knot in the end but dont cinch. tie a second overhand knot, then cinch, making a loop at the end of the string. clip this loop open and trim the tag end from the knots. tie this on making the extended body however long ya need it. wrap the rest of the floss to form the body. wrap right up to the front. tie on yer eyes. tie off the string in front of the eyes. apply dubbing to thread and dub a thorax behind the eyes. whipfinish. pick out fibers from the dubbing on the sides for legs.
Presentation Tips: damselfly nypmhs are much quicker than dragonfly nymphs, and tend to wiggle alot more.....hence the limp extended body of this fly. jiggle this fly above the bottom, letting it rest periodically.

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