Wednesday, May 8, 2013

LoJ's Golden Stone Nymph- by Larry O. Jergens

Always a sucker for a nice looking stonefly nymph, well heres another by Larry Jergens. It incorporate all the great characterists the bugs should have. If you have not visited or seen Larry's site,  Larry twists some really nice bugs, and has a good flytying site at
LoJ's Stonefly Nymph
Hook: Daiichi 1730d, Sz. 6-
Thread: Tan 6/0 UNI-Thread
Tails & Antenna: 2# ~ 8# Monofilament Colored Brown With A Brown Magic Marker
Rib: Brown Copper UTC Ultra Wire
Under-body: Lead or Lead Free Wire Sized To Match Hook Shank
Abdomen Material: Dark Tan Superfine Dubbing
Wing-case: Brown Or Natural BustardThin Skin
Legs: Natural Whiting Brahma Hen Saddle
Thorax: Rusty Brown Ice Dub
Head: Gold Bead Sized Appropriately
Permanent Marker: Brown Sharpie
Optional: Super Glue and Water-based Head Cement