featured, Fly Patterns, Step-by-Step Tutorials — By Kevin Hospodar on March 21, 2012 10:05 pm
Materials- Nymph or scud hook, peacock, hare’s foot, hackle fibers, hackle or pheasant for wing case, and thread
select and cut a peacock herl
pick your herl
Use a pencil eraser to strip the herl
Put your hook in the vise and start your thread by the eye. Wrap back to the bend and attache a fe hackle fibers for the tail.
Tie in the peacock herl were you left off with the tail. Advance the thread to the eye and then wrap the herl. Use slightly overlapping wraps to create a segmented body. Once you are close to the eye, tie off the herl and trim excess.
Peacock herl wrapped and secure
Tie in your wing case by the tip.
Trim some off the Hare’s foot
trimming hare's foot
Create a dubbing loop and insert the Hare.
Spin the loop and then palmer the brush
fill the loop
spin the loop
palmer the brush
Trim the top of the thorax. This will give the wingcase a place to sit.
trim the top
fold the wingcase forward and tie off
Whip finish and you are ready to fish
ready to fish
Tags: Intermediate, Lucian Vasies, Nymph, quill nymph, Trout