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Friday, November 22, 2013

Montana Stonefly Nymph by Charles E. Brooks

1-Add 0.20 mm lead wire
Montana Stonefly Nymph as designed by Charles E. Brooks and tied by YellowStoneFly of the Idaho Fly Fishers Blog. Join today and see tying instructions for new/old effective fly fishing patterns.

2-Tie in black biots (separate)

3-Add small red "D" or "Z" Rib

4-Add black dubbing & warp
forward 2/3 of way

5-Wrap rib forward and secure

6-Add grizzly/brown hackle &
gray ostrich herl

7-Tie in forward biots (if desired)

8-Add black dubbing for thorax

9-Wrap hackle/peacock forward & secure.
Finished C. E. Brooks nymph (black)


Same pattern golden stonefly nymph
Same pattern March brown nymph
Hard takes, tight lines. Idaho fly fishing is the best. Come and try us out.


Tags: Adams Male
     A "Perfect" Fly
     BH Zebra Nymph
     Black Crawler

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