Published Jun 22. 2017 - 5 years ago

Pavo Nymph

Tying the Pavo Nymph

Heavy on the peacock and killer in the streams. Peacock is a favorite material for many flies for a good reason, it gets results. Years ago, I was fishing a lake in Northern Alberta with a friend. He was using a Halfback nymph and cleaning house on the stocked rainbow trout. Meanwhile I was just catching a few trout. I switched up the the peacock heavy Halfback and was immediately in business. This nymph uses a shorter scud hook with a little more peacock, but has produced some equally great days on the water.

You can tie this either with a brass or tungsten bead, or even sans bead if needed.

Pavo Nymph Recipe

Hook: Mustad C49s or Scud #10-#16
Bead: Black brass or tungsten
Thread: Olive Dun 6/0
Tail: Peacock sword
Body: Peacock herl
Rib: Fine silver oval tinsel
Thorax: Diamond Dub Olive bronze (DD-144)
Legs: Peacock sword
Wingcase: Peacock herl

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Martin Joergensen
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