Monday, February 25, 2013

Fly Pattern of the Day- Swing Nymph and Heavy Red Head

Give these great looking flies a spin in the vise and on the river. Both will produce fish well. 

Mercer's TB Swing Nymph
Hook: TMC 2302, Sz. 14 or TMC 3762, Sz. 14
Bead: Black Tungsten (covered 1/3 down)
Thread: Brown 8/0
Abdomen: Brown 8/0 with Pearl K-flash
Back Thorax: Peacock UV Ice Dubbing/ Black Bead/ Pheasant Tail UV Ice Dubbing
(Brush out dubbing)
Soft Hackle: Partridge

Heavy Red Head
Hook: TMC 2499, Sz: 16
Bead: Black Tungsten
Tail: Coq de Leon fibers
Thread: Veevus 16/0 Olive
Rib: Lagartun Fine Silver Wire
Thorax/ Head: Mike Mercer's Trigger Nymph Dubbing

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