Body : Black seals fur in larger sizes, finer fur such as Possum in the smaller sizes
Thorax: As above
Wing Case : Crow wing fibres
Tail : Hot orange craft fur or similiar
Rib : Royal Blue wire or fine tinsel
Tying Instructions: Lay a base of black thread ending at the start of the hook bend, tie in a short tag of Hot Orange craft fur, then tie in the rib. dub a nice slightly tapering body with seals fur , rib with close turns, making sure that there is plenty of the blue showing, tie in wing case, then dub on thorax about twice the thickeness of the body, then bring the crow fibres over the thorax as the wing case and tie off, the flies profile should be the same as the general nymph shape Presentation Tips: Cast to cruising or tailing fish and left stationary or hung under a dry used as an indicator. A very effective flie for fish feeding on snails.
Waterproof Fly Box - Easy Grip Foam 6.5" x 4" x 1.5" Great deal! I purchased 3 of these boxes to fill with flies for a fundraiser. I found them to be of comparable quality to some bigger name brands. Waterproof, lots of room for flies and deep to keep flies from being crushed. You can't find a better deal for the price. I bought 3 and saved even more.... read more
Micro Double Sided Clear Lid Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 4" x 3" x 1.3" Perfect size, very sturdy, great price This box is identical to those sold by a major high-end retailer, from whom I bought a larger version before learning of GCO. Same sturdy construction, closure latch, and round waterproof gasket as retailer's (these are NOT the flimsy SA box with flat gasket.). But GCO prices are much better, plus... read more