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Hexagenia Nymph

tied by WilliamWismer
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Streamer hook size 10
Pale Yellow Dubbing
Copper wire
Squirrel tail
Turkey feather
Chain linked beads
Aftershaft feather (grey)
Grizzly hackle
Tying Instructions: Tie in bead eyes about 1/16th inch from eye of hook, wrap thread back to just above barb.
Tie in the squirrel tail for the nymph tail
Tie in copper wire
Tie in turkey feather for wing casing
Tie in aftershaft (for the gills)
Taper the dubbing thicker the closer you get to the eyes.
Tie in grizzly hackle and wrap.
Fold the aftershaft up to the eyes. Tie off and trim.
Fold the turkey feather above the aftershaft feather and tie off (creating the wing casing) DO NOT TRIM YET
Wrap the copper wire to the eyes. Tie off and trim.
Move thread in front of eyes.
Add more dubbing in front of eyes to create face.
Taper thick to thin and tie off at the eye.
Presentation Tips: Use as a dropper behind an egg or other attractor.

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