Fly Tying 1 min read
[Video] Killer Mayfly Nymph by Hans Stephenson
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Hans Stephenson demonstrates how to tie this great nymph from Solitude flies that does an excellent job imitating small baetis nymphs. Hans reports a recent diet study found that baetis nymphs and midges are the top trout foods in Black Hills Streams and he uses this fly as a dropper below a scud or an attractor nymph.
Killer Mayfly Nymph Material List
Hook: Daiichi 1270 size 18-22
Thread: UTC 70 Black or Olive
Abdomen: Microtubing or D-Rib Black or Olive
Wingcase: Medallion Sheeting
Thorax: UV Ice Dubbing
Legs: Brahma, India Hen or Partridge