CFFC 9TH WINTER FLY SWAP


Red Prince Nymph

Tied by Jo Anderson

Materials
Red Prince Nymph
Hook:
Type:  nymph long shank
Manufacturer:  
Size:  12-16
Thread
 Black
Body:
 Peacock herl
Rib:
 Oval gold tinsel or medium copper wire (about 5cm)
Hackle:
 Brown cock
Wing:
 White biot (or pearl crystal flash)
Tail:
 Orange or red goose biot (or sprig of holographic wrapping tape)

Tier's Comments:     -    Variants: a gold bead head and/or a leaded body.
Whip thread down shank starting 1/8 distance from eye
Tie in tail and ribbing
Tie in two peacock hurls and twist them around the thread
Wind the hurl rope around the body and stop about 1/8 distance from eye. Tie off and trim the excess.
Wind the tinsel forward in the opposite direction to the hurl and tie off
Tie in the wings (or crystal flash) and then hackles
Wind the thread to build up a small conical head
Tie off with whip finish. Black varnish.


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