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Friday, 17 February 2017

Perdigon Nymph

Number 12 in the fly tying for beginners series is a basic Perdigon nymph.  These are great little nymphs for  Czech, French and other European style nymphing.  You can make them more complex if you want to by adding a rib, quill body or flashback etc. but you'll catch plenty of trout and grayling on the simplest versions.
Materials Used
Hook: Jig hook 14-16( I used Knapek)
Head: Slotted tungsten bead
Weight: .015 lead wire
Tail: Coq de Leon
Body : Veevus 10/0
Collar: Contrasting Veevus 10/0
Wing case: Black nail polish
Coating: UV resin