Published Jun 13. 2013 - 3 years ago

Ginger Snap (Czech nymph)

In this fly tying tutorial, I explain the procedures for tying Kevin Compton's Czech nymph, the "Ginger Snap." This attractor fly, requiring intermediate tying skills, is tied on a jig hook, in line with other Czech-style patterns. The "Ginger Snap" also utilizes additional great components, such as a dubbing loop thorax and peacock quills for the body. Kevin's brother Bryant, who guides for Vail Valley Anglers ( ) uses this pattern on a regular basis, which speaks highly for the pattern.

As referenced in the video, Kevin owns Performance Flies ( ) and you can find all of the required materials through his site. I encourage you to check out the other materials offered because they are all quality products.

Thanks for viewing this YouTube fly tying tutorial; feel free to leave any comments / questions directly on this YouTube page, or you can email me:

Tim Cammisa

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