Tying with Woodduck Flank - nymphs

By Bob Petti

Nymphs such as these are very easy to tie yet are effective fish catchers. While we would be stretching the truth slightly to call these imitative nymphs (ahem), the woodduck flank tails are very representative of the thin and mottled tails of natural mayfly nymphs.

Beadhead Nymph

1xl Wet Fly Hook
To match dubbed body
Woodduck Flank Feather Barbs
Wire or Tinsel
A "buggy" dubbing such as hare's ear
Gold bead, sized to hook

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