Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Blue Moose Nymph

Blue Moose Nymph

The Blue Moose Nymph is one of 3 patterns I tie utilizing moose body hair. It has been a very productive pattern for me when the leaves fall & the water temps drop. This is one of my first picks when the fish are midging on those bluebird winter days, but will not take on top. Fished under an indicator, this nymph has saved a good number of days for me.

Blue Moose Recipe

Hook:  #18-22 Curved shank nymph
Bead:  Gold Tungsten
Thread:  Black 8/0 Uni
Abdomen: 2 strands Moose Body Hair
Rib:  2 strands Blue super hair (twisted, with one wrap as a tag)
Body:  Coated with Bug-Bond
Thorax: Adams Grey Orvis Spectrablend
Wing: Dun Turkey Flat
Collar:  Olive Ice-dub

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