Thread: Best Nymph
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:48 PM
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Default Re: Best Nymph

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Originally Posted by Red Owl View Post
I am currently reading Lee Wulff's "Trout on a Fly" and he said a plain gray nymph with a little peacock herl at the head worked great but he couldn't sell them. People wanted, gold ribs, hackle, etc.
I have seen these minimal patterns but never used them. Any thoughts?
That pattern imitates a caddis larva either inside or outside it's case.

http://www.bouldermountainguide.com/...arva-640-W.jpg

Change the body color to match the natural. Green is probably the most popular body color for the net spinning caddis.
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