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,
Dave Hughes, "Wet Flies," 2015,
David Klausmeyer's "Favorite Flies," 2020,
Morgan Lyle's "Simple Flies," 2015,
Fly Pattern Encyclopedia:
Mike Valla's "Tying the Founding Flies," 2015,
Mike Valla's "Classic Streamer Fly Box," 2020,
Randle Scott Stetzer's "Flies, the Best One Thousand," 1992,
Terry Hellekson's "Popular Fly Patterns," 1976,
Dick Stewart's, "Flies for Bass and Panfish," 1992,
Fly Pattern Encyclopedia:

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