This is a one of a kind, realistic stonefly nymph display. The river rocks in this box are hand carved out of foam and painted. It even has realistic water!
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Hook: dai-riki 700 / or mustad 9672 size 6-8
Wings: burnt mallard flank tied fanwing style
Tail: moose body hair
Rib: mono thread
Abdomen: pale yellow superfine, and pheasant tail
Friday, February 20, 2015
This fly was inspired by the English Daddy long legs patterns, as well as fishable realistic tier William Blades. The segmented body was achieved by wrapping swiss straw flat, front to back, then twisting the material and working back to front.