Isonychia Nymph Pattern & Tying Instructions

Fly Tying Recipe: Isonychia Nymph
Hook:
3X-long nymph hook (e.g.Daiichi #270), size 12.
Bead:
Black, 7/64-inch.
Weight:
.020 lead-free wire, 15 wraps.
Adhesive:
Zap-A-Gap.
Thread:
Dark Brown, 70-denier or 8/0.
Rib:
Gold Ultra Wire, size Brassie.
Tail/abdomen:
5 dark-brown pheasant-tail fibers.
Wingcase:
8-10 dark-brown pheasant-tail fibers.
Thorax:
Dark maroon rabbit and hare’s-ear dubbing, blended.
Adhesive:
UV Clear Fly Finish, thick.
Note:
Rough out the thorax to create legs.
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