Floating Nymph

Fly Name
Hook 12-20
Thread black
Wings dubbing
Tails moose
Body dubbing
Hackle none

Floating Nymph

Floating Nymph

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the hair tail material by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps. This will flare the hair tail outwards.

Floating Nymph

Wax thread with a light coat of wonder wax. Apply a thin amount of dubbing. Spread dubbing fibers out evenly on thread. Wrap dubbed thread evenly forward to the front end of the body. Tie off with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

Floating Nymph

Add more dubbing to the thread. Pull thread upright and with your fingers pull the dubbing downward to form a tight ball.

Floating Nymph

Secure dubbing ball with 5 tight wraps.

Floating Nymph

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate the thread base.

Floating Nymph


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