[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


Related Posts

[Video] How to tie Barr’s BWO Emerger

[Video] How to Tie a Squirrel and Herl Bugger

[Video] How to Dye CDC Feathers

An Introduction to Fly Tying Dubbing

[Video] How to Tie a CDC Sulpur Dun Dry Fly

[Video] Davie McPhail’s Caddis Pupa Emerger

Get Directions to the Best Places to Fish in America!

Check out our interactive map of over 30,000 of the best places to fly fish in the US. Get directions to access points, boat ramps, and real-time USGS stream flow data. 

__CONFIG_colors_palette__{"active_palette":0,"config":{"colors":{"62516":{"name":"Main Accent","parent":-1}},"gradients":[]},"palettes":[{"name":"Default Palette","value":{"colors":{"62516":{"val":"var(--tcb-skin-color-0)"}},"gradients":[]}}]}__CONFIG_colors_palette__
View Map