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Edition: March 2020
Written by: Jerry Coviello
Photographed By: Jerry Coviello
Creator: Devin Olsen
Tier: Jerry Coviello
Blow Torch Nymph
Here is a pattern that Devin Olsen created for the Euro nymph/competition genre. Simple, pattern, hook rides upside down with the jig hook and slotted bead head. Also, the slotted bead weight is above the hook shank to help the hook ride upside down with the hook point up.
Hook: Daiichi 4647 Jig Hook Sizes 8 through 16
Thread: Fire Orange 6/0 or 8/0
Bead: Copper Slotted Bead to match the hook
Weight: .015 Lead Free Wire ( 6 to 8 turns) behind the bead
Tail: Fire Orange Antron Yarn not to extend past the bend of the hook
Rib: Holographic Small Green Tinsel
Body: Peacock Ice Dubbing, you can use peacock
Collar: Fire Orange thread coated with either UV Resin or Head Cement
Hackle: Hen well marked fibers
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