This week’s featured fly – a size 22 Pheasant Tail Nymph – is the last in our month-long look at tiny midge and nymph patterns. Keep your eyes glued to this site though, next month is going to get big and meaty. Take it away, Tim!
Here’s what you’ll need …
Hook: 3x long natural bend hook (Dai-Riki #270), size 22
Thread: Olive, 6/0 (Danville Flymaster waxed thread)
Rib: Ultra Wire, copper in extra-small
Tail: Pheasant Tail, dyed dark brown
Wingcase: Pheasant Tail, dyed dark brown Thorax: Pheasant Tail, dyed dark brown
Note: Head cement can be used to cover the wingcase and thread wraps.
– The Black Gnats