Published Feb 28. 2024 - 1 month ago
Updated or edited Feb 29. 2024

Blacknose Dace

Here we will be tying the fly Blacknose Dace, created by Art Flick. The fly is first mentioned in his 1947 "Streamside Guide to Naturals and their Imitations". The Blacknose Dace is one of the most popular and effective streamers there are out there. It's an excellent option for trout and seatrout fishing. I've fished it a little bit here in Iceland and with good results. The Blacknose Dace is simple to tie and totally worth keeping a few in your box when you go fishing!

Author: Art Flick.
Hook: Ahrex NS118 #6
Thread: Semperfli Classic waxed 8/0 black.
Rib: Semperfli oval silver tinsel.
Tail: Red wool cut short.
Body: Semperfli Mirror tinsel silver.
Wing: Brown over black over white bucktail.
Head: Black + UV Solarez Bone Cure.

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