Published Mar 23. 2021 - 4 months ago

Blacknose Dace

Created by Art Flick and first mentioned in his 1947 "Streamside Guide to Naturals and their Imitations," the Blacknose Dace is one of the most popular and effective streamers in existence. A simple pattern to tie, this pattern works well for all trout and many warmwater fish as well.

Hook: 4x-6x long streamer
Thread: Black
Tail: Red yarn, short
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Body: Silver flat tinsel
Wing: Brown over black over white bucktail

*** Some of the popular books used on this channel: ***
Dave Hughes, "Essential Trout Flies," 2017, https://amzn.to/3lbCZYX
Dave Hughes, "Wet Flies," 2015, https://amzn.to/33ac3lQ
David Klausmeyer's "Favorite Flies," 2020, https://amzn.to/3oeSNMa
Morgan Lyle's "Simple Flies," 2015, https://amzn.to/3qB1zW1
Fly Pattern Encyclopedia: https://amzn.to/34U0rUe
Mike Valla's "Tying the Founding Flies," 2015, https://amzn.to/354oSir
Mike Valla's "Classic Streamer Fly Box," 2020, https://amzn.to/3n3Vakf
Randle Scott Stetzer's "Flies, the Best One Thousand," 1992, https://amzn.to/34Q15mp
Terry Hellekson's "Popular Fly Patterns," 1976, https://amzn.to/2L4IyvS
Dick Stewart's, "Flies for Bass and Panfish," 1992, https://amzn.to/3aGpFs1
Fly Pattern Encyclopedia: https://amzn.to/34U0rUe

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