Continuing with our Czech nymphing theme of late, Davie McPhail shows us how to tie a true Czech nymph in this fly tying video tutorial.
A slim profile and tightly wrapped body are characteristic of a Czech nymph and help minimize resistance in the water enabling the fly to sink quickly. The flat, sticky-backed lead tape shown in the video is a great way to maintain the slim profile yet still heavily weight Czech nymphs.
For more Czech nymphing patterns check (pun intended) out our Nymph Fly Tying Video Gallery. Also, stay tuned as we continue our mini-series on European nymphing including Czech nymphing, French nymphing and Spanish nymphing in the coming week.
Have a great weekend!
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