Salmon or Stonefly Nymph
|Tails||2 goose biots|
|Body||yarn, larva lace, ostrich plume|
|Hackle||grizzly died salmon|
Wrap thread onto the hook shank etc. Tie in the two biots by spreading them out into an X pattern. First make two loose wraps at the intersection of the X, then follow up with 3 to 5 tight wraps. The tail's position and length can be adjusted after the first two loose wraps. Both tails should spread out from each other.
Attach yarn and larva lace at hook bend. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Advance thread to start of thorax and tie in the hackle by its stem and tie in the ostrich plume. Secure with 5 tight wraps.
Wind yarn on abdomen and rib with the larva lace. Secure with 5 tight wraps.
Wind yarn on thorax with very close wraps. This will beef up the thorax. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Cut off excess. Wind on ostrich plume and secure with 5 tight wraps. Wind on hackle and secure with 5 tight wraps. Cut off excesses.
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.
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