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.
GC100 - Dry Fly,turned down eye, 1X Fine, Wide Gape, Forged, Bronze Incredible Value! I bought two packs of these last March as a trial. The shopping experience was fine and the hooks arrived in about 2 weeks. These hooks are for fly tiers who tie flies to catch fish. The bronzing is a little uneven and the aesthetics are not perfect, but the hooks are strong and sharp. These are... read more