Realistic Heptagenid Nymph
|Hook:||2X long shank, #14 – 16.|
|Thread:||8/0, colour to match.|
|Tails:||Microfibetts, moose body, or 10lb monofilament sanded to a taper.|
|Abdomen gills:||Ostrich herl.|
|Legs:||Flexi Floss split to fine diameter to suit nymph size and bent to shape with a hot needle.|
|Eyes and head:||25lb monofilament and dubbing.|
For the full text featuring this fly, refer to the September 2006 issue.