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/ bead / Dubbing / Flash / Flashabou / mayfly nymph / Nymph / olive / sulphur /

WD-40 nymph

 
tied by bowlover
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Southeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
hook: size 12-16 scud hook
bead: copper
thread: olive or grey 6/0-8/0
tail: wood duck or mallard
body: thread
wingcase: pearl mylar or flashabou
thorax: grey/olive rabbit dubbing
Tying Instructions: debarb hook, slip on bead and put in vise
start thread behind bead and wrap down towards barb of hook
tie in tail material
make a tapered body with thread
tie in wingcase
dub a fairly thick thorax
whip finish and head cement
Presentation Tips: use traditional nymphing methods



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