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Bird’s Nest Sulphur Emerger Pattern & Tying Instructions

Fly Tying Recipe: Bird’s Nest Sulphur Emerger
Hook:
3X-long nymph hook (here, a Dai-Riki #285), sizes 14-18
Thread:
Wood duck or yellow, 8/0 or 70-denier
Collar:
Wood-duck flank-feather fibers.
Rib:
Copper wire, small
Tails:
Wood-duck flank-feather tips
Abdomen:
Rusty brown Australian possum dubbing
Thorax:
Yellow beaver dubbing
Head:
Tying thread
Tools:
Bodkin
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