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Old 03-12-2013, 01:01 PM
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Default a few simple stonefly nymphs

here are a few variations of black, brown & golden stonefly nymphs...

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this is a black getting ready to "emerge"...just picked out the turkey fan wing case a bit to simulate growing to next phase...

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here is a shorter version...with a lead wire core in lieu of a cone or bead head...this one could also have a hackle spiral tied off on the eye...one of my favorites in dropper rigs...

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here is a brown version...using some pheasant feathers for the wing case...the brown could also be substituted for a golden amber color dubbing for golden stone pattern...

materials used for the above...

brown or black buffalo wool for dubbing...
.015 gold wire for spiral wrap...
turkey fan feather for wing case(on black)...
pheasant body feather for wing case(on brown)...
goose biots for tail and antennae...
brown or ginger hackle for legs etc...
size 4-6 caddis hook for black...
size 2-6 nymph hook for brown...
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Breac à linne, slat à coille is fiadh à f́reach - mèirle às nach do ghabh gàidheal riamh nàire.
a fish from the river, a rod from the woods and a stag from the mountain , thefts ne'er a Gael was ashamed
...and old gaelic proverb...

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