PMD Nymph

Fly Name
Hook 12-20
Thread black
Wings pheasant tail wing case
Tails wood duck
Body dubbing, ostrich herl, wire & fine wire
Hackle none

PMD Nymph

PMD Nymph

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the wood duck fibers by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

PMD Nymph

Tie in wire with 5 tight wraps. Lightly dub waxed thread and evenly wind the body. Secure with 5 tight wraps and trim off excess.

PMD Nymph

Attach pheasant tail fibers and ostrich herl with 5 tight wraps.

PMD Nymph

Evenly wrap the ostrich herl and tie off with 5 tight wraps. Trim off excess. Now evenly rid the abdomen and thorax with the fine wire. Secure wire with 5 tight thread wraps. Trim away excess.

PMD Nymph

Pull pheasant tail forward over the top of the thorax. Secure with 5 tight wraps and trim away excess.

PMD Nymph

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.

PMD Nymph


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