Sunday, January 8, 2012

Pork 'n Beans CZ Nymphs



Working on a couple CZ nymph patterns today. Nothing fancy, just plain but nutritious fare to replenish my nymph boxes. A fine way to pass a foul weather day, sitting tight at my tying table, churning nymphs and listening to the History of Rome podcasts.


The tie:
# 8 Skalka Gammarus hook
tan elastic thread
a single layer of flat lead
4 mm golden olive shellback
0.16 mm monofilament spinning line
homemade rabbit dubbing, Golden Olive
homemade mohair dubbing, black
a touch of black CD marker


The tie:
# 8 Skalka Gammarus hook
tan elastic thread
a single layer of flat lead
4 mm brown olive olive shellback
0.16 mm monofilament spinning line
homemade rabbit dubbing, Medium Olive
homemade mohair dubbing, Hot Orange
homemade mohair dubbing, Black
a touch of black CD marker


The tie:
# 8 Skalka Gammarus hook
tan elastic thread
a single layer of flat lead
4 mm brown olive shellback
0.16 mm monofilament spinning line
homemade rabbit dubbing, Brown Olive
homemade mohair dubbing, Claret
homemade mohair dubbing, Black
a touch of black CD marker