Hook: Size 8 curved nymph like the Tiemco 200R or similar
Thread: UNI-Thread 6/0 chartreuse or colour to suit.
Body, lead wire, coarse dubbing olive or choice, ribbed with gold oval
Wing buds: duck flank, natural or colour of choice
Thorax: Peacock herl
Hackle for legs: pheasant rump
1. Thread the hook, counter wrap the lead wire, overwrap with
thread and tie in the oval rib
2. Wrap in the dubbing and rib with the tinsel. Prepare the duck
flank feather as shown.
3. Tie in the duck flank feather, pull it forward under the threads to have it appear as in the photo. Bend back the stem and overwrap withthread to secure it. Trim wast stem.
4. Wrap in the herl and tie in the pheasant hackle
5. Wrap in the hackle, folded, then cut off the fibres over the hook leaving only those under as a throat. Don't cut off close, leave the fibres as long as the thorax to give the appearance of a bulkly head.
Tied by Wally Nowak
This is a fly for the lakes. Find a colour that suits your lake. Usually one matches the colour of the bottom.