While this isn’t the most complicated fly, it’s a good box filler that the fish dig. Brown works great, but black and olive both work great as well. This is a solid all-around nymph for the Black Hills and beyond!
Learn how to tie a Tungsten Jig Nymph with a Canadian Goose Quill. Nature’s Spirit Canadian Goose Quills are beautiful biots with excellent segmentation. Goose Quills are much more affordable than stripped peacock quills.
Learn to tie a hot spot French Nymph. Tied on jig hook with a tungsten bead, veevus body quills, and coq de leon.
Learn to tie the PT Cruiser Nymph. This is a fun variation on the Pheasant Tail Nymph. Tied on Hanak 500 bl hook with a tungsten bead, pheasant tail, krystal flash, ice dub, and thin skin.
How to tie the Thin Mint Streamer. The Thin Mint is a wooly bugger variation that is very effective on lakes and rivers. Lake fish will take this as a leech, dragon fly, or damsel fly nymph. On tailwater rivers, the thin mint has proven itself as must have small streamer pattern