Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tying the Little Black Stone

Little Black Stone

The Little Black Stone hatch has a very short window in the northeast.  However, the fish seem to remember it. This pattern works very well during the hatch and throughout much of the early spring, but truly shines in the winter months Jan-Mar during the pre-hatch period.

The LBS Recipe

Hook:  Standard Nymph #10
Thread:  6/0 Black Uni-thread
Weight:  Medium lead wire
Biot:  Dark Brown Turkey
Rib:  Small Black Ultra-wire
Butt:  Peacock Ice-dub
Abdomen:  Peacock Herl
Thorax:  Black Ice-dub
Wing-case:  Wild Turk Tail (Thorax portion coated)

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