Flymphs

A cross between a wetfly and a nymph. A very versatile design imitating aquatic macroinvertebrates in various life stages. Dead drift & tumble in the the rocks or swing them at the end, these tied in the round and suggestive patterns as they work well in all conditions and seasons.

 
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Golden Stone Flymph

Hook: Firehole Stick 839 #4-12.
Bead: Gold or metallic brown tungsten.
Thread: 14/0 Veevus purple.
Tail: Tannish yellow goose biot, long.
Abdomen: Golden stone hare's mask dubbing.
Rib: Medium brown d-rib.
Thorax: Dark Spike blend.
Hackle: Golden straw Coq de Leon hen saddle.

 
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Little Yellow Flymph

Hook: Hanak H200BL #10-14.
Tail: Medium pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Yellow turkey quill biot.
Thorax: Yellow hare's mask dubbing.
Hackle: Dyed golden straw Brahma badger hen cape hackle.

A summer staple in my box that covers a wide range of pale mayflies and stoneflies. Add a dab of floatant and fish it in the surface film as an emerger.

 
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Mothers Day Flymph

Hook: Hanak H200BL #10-14.
Abdomen: blend of 50/50 caddis green and cream hares mask fur.
Rib: small opalescent mylar
Thorax: Spike blend dubbing a 50/50 mixture of black hare's mask and fox squirrel body fur.
Hackle: Black hen neck.
Wing: Medium dun darlon.
head: Dark spike blend.

I killed last season with this pattern during the spring blanket hatches of Brachycentrus caddis. Dead drift and swung all in the same presentation.