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Quill Nymph

tied by jw_sartini
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
any kind of bird quill and copper wire. i used turkey quill for this fly.
Tying Instructions: tie the quill fibers in for the tail. tie in the copper wire. tie in quill fibers for the body and wrap them up towards the eye. repeat this process if necessary. leave the remainders of the quill sticking out past the eye. wrap the copper wire and tie it off. take the remainder of the duck quill sticking out past the eye or tie in more. if tieing in more, secure it in all the way to the eye, fold it over and wrap over the quill and towards the bend to create the wing/legs. whip finish.
Presentation Tips: dead drift it, swing it, nymph it czech style; fish it however you fish nymphs.

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