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/moose body hair
Body: black chenille (underbody of lead wire optional)
Thorax: yellow chenille
Thorax cover: black chenille
Hackle: black/brown hackle

Don't be afraid of trying other types of chenille for the thorax. 

3 comments:

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.