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Pattern Wonder Nymph
Wonder Nymph
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Category Nymphs
Entered Tue, 22 Jun 2010
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Hook: TMC 2487 16-22>>>>> Thread: 8/0 Gray>>>>> Tail: Medium Dun Hen Neck Hackle Fibers>>>>> Abdomen: Olive Gray Goose Biot>>>>> Wingcase: Fluffy base of medium dun hen neck feather>>>>> Thorax: Gray Superfine Dubbing
Pattern Description
While what I will show here is probably not the exact pattern for the Wonder Nymph, I think the wingcase technique is what everyone has been "wondering" about and hope that this tutorial will clear up the technique used to create it. This is a great little mayfly nymph pattern, lending itself well to both baetis and PMDs when tied in the appropriate colors. I should mention that a variation of this fly is also called the Bat Wing Emerger, but the technique that we are really after here remains the same.