Published May 22. 2017 - 6 years ago
Updated or edited May 22. 2017

Perdigon Nymph

The Perdigon nymph is a special one that comes to us from competition fly fishing. This fly has a great look, plus the ability to catch both fish and fishermen. In this video, I show you the basics to tying the Perdigon and talk about its use when fly fishing.

Hook: Hanak H450BL; #14
Bead: Hazard Fly Fishing 3.0mm; faceted silver
Weight: .010 wire
Thread: UNI 8/0; Olive Dun
Tail: Coq de Leon; medium pardo
Body: Hends Body Quills; BQ-10
Hot Spot: Glo-Brite; fluorescent orange
Wing Case: Nail polish; black
Finish: Loon UV Clear; thin
Coating: Sally Hansen; Hard as Nails

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Fly fishing for beginners can be difficult at first, thus be sure to stick with it and ask others for advice. If in the need for some helpful tips and other fly tying and fly fishing information, be sure to check out my "Trout and Feather" accounts on Facebook and Instagram...


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