Sunday, January 30, 2011

Skinny Nelson

Heres a pattern I found in a fly bin in one of the fly shops in
Fort Smith, Montana on the Big Horn River.

Skinny Nelson

Hook: Nymph 
Thread: Black
Tail: Pheasant tail fibers
Ribbing: Fine gold wire
Body: Black thread
Wing case: Pearl tinsel
Thorax: Peacock herl


Cody said...

I hope you've had the chance to use this pattern. It's a great little fly, quick to tie and very productive. Thanks for posting a step-by-step.

Anonymous said...

Tied in a 18 or 20 that would imitate a BWO nymph very well I think. Nice job with the pics, etc. Good work.

Normand Frechette said...


I have used it and it works!

thanks to all for the comments