Monday, February 28, 2011

Elastic-Tungsten Nymph Body

Heres a cool product I found on a German fly shop web site. These are not for the dry fly guys and some folks may cringe, but these seem to be a neat product nonetheless.



Heres a description from the website:

Unique, pre-formed body nymph from a combination of plastic and tungsten.
A great product, complete with brains, a strong chest and a segmented body. Can be easily integrated with three-thread or with a thin Dubbingstrang on the hook shank. The high dead weight, the use of lead wire or beads unnecessary. This body can be colored with waterproof markers or colored lacquer. Available in 8 sizes.

7 comments:

Jay said...

Doesn't make me cringe... I'm surprised we don't see more of this sort of thing. Thanks for sharing.

Dub The Thorax said...

Those are sweet. I'd use them

Dustin's Fly Box said...

that is really neat. Post up if you ever get any with your review

FeatherKrafter said...

wow, pretty soon we'll just whip finish it and that will be the only step... pretty neat little body for some quick cheater bugs...

Steve Z said...

At what point does fly tying turn into lure building? Does it matter? Why not just use Berkley Power Nymphs?

Normand Frechette said...

fly tying IS lure building! So whats the difference??

ulli said...

Have tried them, and I am happy with it. Especially for not so expierienced Fly tiers as me. Also great are the coneheads. Can fix ´m at the river to be always in the right depth and take them of when there is no more need.
Just google elastic-tungsten to see more about it.
Here in BAVARIA it became a common add on
Tight lines - Nils