TWISTED ANGEL SALMON FLY NYMPH

May 22, 2013

TWISTED ANGEL SALMON FLY NYMPH

James' Twisted Angel Nymph-Salmon Fly

This is my favorite nymph I’ve come up with to date. I recently made a big change to it's design to make it a little more bottom bouncing friendly. I changed to the 700 B hook that has a 45 degree angle toward the head of the hook. I also started putting Dumbell eyes to turn the hook over so that the head bounces along the bottom and the hook rides higher so it won't snag as easy.


Thread: 210 Danviles, in orange or black


Hook: Dai- riki 700B Size 2


Tail: Dark Brown Goose Biots


Thorax: Black and Orange Angel Hair mixd together tied in and twisted with hackle pliers until it’s like a rope and wrapped up body. You'll have some random strands poke out I just trim tose off.


Abdomen: Black Ice Dub with small bits of chopped up orange angel hair mixed in.


Legs: Black rubber legs


Head:  Dumbell eyes of your choice

 

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