CFFC 10TH WINTER FLY SWAP


Collyer's Green Nymph

Tied by Jo Anderson

Materials
Hook:
Type:  Long Shank Nymph
Manufacturer:  
Size:  16
Thread
Green
Body:
Green Dubbing
Thorax:
Peacock Herl
Rib:
Olive Gold Tinsel
Tail:
Crystal Pearl Hair

Tier's Comments:
Wind on four turns of fine lead wire on the shank, cut and crush in spiky ends
Whip about 1/8 of the shank from the eye
Slide wire up to thread and secure it with cross binding
Continue whipping down shank to bend and tie in three springs of crystal and 4cm of gold tinsel
Wind on green dubbing forming a tapered body up to the lead thorax
Rib the body with 4 turns of tinsel, secure with thread behind the thorax and trim off excess
Apply varnish to the lead thorax and tie in a strand of peacock hurl
Twist hurl round tying thread and make four or five turns round the thorax, secure in front of the lead and trim off excess
Build up a small head with thread and tie off.
Trim crystal to form a short tail.


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