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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: Flexibody.
Abdomen gills: Ostrich herl.
Thorax: Fine dubbing.
Wing pads: Raffia.
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.


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