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[Video] Tying The Bird’s Nest

Ken Sperry

Posted by Ken Sperry

October 26, 2011

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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