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Friday, September 12, 2014

Tying the Pine Creek Nymph

Pine Creek Nymph


This Pattern was originally tied for the Upper Pine Creek in Tioga County PA. It has become my go-to pattern in many Central PA streams over the years. I tie this pattern without weight, and finish my drifts with a Leisenring lift.




Pine Creek Nymph Recipe


Hook: Standard Curve Shank Nymph #16 - #12
Thread:  Brown Uni-thread 6/0
Tail:  Wild Turkey Tail fibers
Rib: Dark Brown Body Glass
Abdomen: Wild Turkey tail
Thorax: Insect Green dubbing
Wingcase: Wild Turkey Tail
Hackle: Furnace Hen neck