Green Drake Nymph

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Green Drake Nymph

Post by nfrechet » Sun May 28, 2023 5:23 pm


Green Drake Nymph

Hook - Mustad 9672, size 8-12
Thread - Olive
Tail - Pheasant tail fibers, light shade (three to five fibers 1½ gap widths in length)
Ribbing - Olive cotton thread or olive single strand floss
Body - Olive tan dubbing fur
Wing case - Dark mottled turkey wing quill section
Thorax - Olive tan dubbing fur
Legs - Lemon wood duck flank fibers, beard style

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Re: Green Drake Nymph

Post by letumgo » Wed Jun 21, 2023 6:05 pm

The long slender profile reminds me of Polly Rosborough’s nymphs. Good stuff!
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