Published Feb 19. 2020 - 4 years ago
Updated or edited Feb 19. 2020

Sterling Jig Nymph

We welcome back Mr. Kevin Compton of Performance Flies. Kevin shares one of his newer patterns, the Sterling jig nymph, and be sure to stick around immediately following the tying, as he also shares a tip to make your fly tying more efficient. There are lots of intermediate to advanced techniques in this one, thus be prepared to watch it more than once! Thanks for sharing this great fly with us, Kevin.

Performance Flies:
Double Duck Caddis:

Hook: Hanak H 450 BL; #14 - 16
Bead: 3.0mm slotted tungsten; silver
Thread: Benecchi 12/0; light gray
Tail: Coq de Leon; medium pardo
Ribbing: Veevus holographic small tinsel; brown
Ribbing: Extra fine wire; silver
Body: Pheasant tail fibers
Wing: CDC; natural wild duck CDC fibers
Thorax: Jack Mickievicz Natural Pine Squirrel w/ Antron and UV flash dubbing

Kevin would also like to credit: Peter Durisik, Slovakia

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