Sunday, April 17, 2011

Montana Nymph

The original was designed to imitate large dark stonefly nymphs of Northern American. It was first tied by Lew Oatman of New York.

Montana Nymph

Thread: black
Hook: 6-12 long shank
Tail: black hackle fibres
Body: black chenille (underbody of lead wire optional)
Thorax: yellow chenille
Thorax cover: black chenille
Hackle: black hackle

Don't be afraid of trying other types of chenille for the thorax. I used some small size sparkle chenille in chartreuse and orange for the bottom two patterns.


Sanders said...

looks like I'll be watching some hockey and tying some of these up today...thanks!

Normand Frechette said...

Go Bruins!

Jay said...

That's a really nice, yet simple pattern. I haven't seen it before. Thanks for sharing.