[Video] Tying The Bird’s Nest

Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions and Matt Grobert, author of Fly Fishing New Jersey Trout Streams, team up in this fly tying video tutorial to demonstrate how to tie the Bird’s Nest, a buggy attractor trout nymph.

Bird’s Nest Material List

Hook: Dai-Riki #285 (3X-long nymph hook), Size 16
Bead: Brass Bead, Color: Gold
Weight: Round Lead Wire Size: Medium (.020″)
Thread: Danville 6/0, Olive
Tail/Legs: Wood Duck
Rib: Ultra Wire, Copper, Small
Abdomen/Thorax: Natural Australian Possum Fur Dubbing

Enjoy!

About the Author Ken Sperry

Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help encourage and assist the average angler to get out and find new places to fish.

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