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sulphur nymph

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Messing around with some ideas for my mid may trip to central PA. Please let me know what you think of the sulphur nymph I tied up. Thanks for the input, and I can't wait to be back on the creek.
Hook-sz 14 2xl
thread-brown
tail-mallard
rib-sm amber
lead wraps with bead tied under shell
dubbing-rust with dark hares ear, and a little purple
legs- partridge
shell-turkey tail

David

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Posted on: 2013/4/9 13:46


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That is very nice, I like it better than a PT nymph, looks good.

Posted on: 2013/4/9 16:49
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Yea, I like that. Looks great.

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That is a great looking fly David! No need to save it for sulphurs. Looks like it would probably mimick a lot of mayfly nymphs.
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Posted on: 2013/4/9 20:35
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I think you did an excellent job with the tie. If I would be critical about anything, it would be the color. Sulfur nymphs are the master of camoflouge, mottled light and dark. I do realize the color varys with the river basin and region, and maybe your color does represent the streams you fish. I blend dubbing that is difficult to define because it varies as I wrap the fly. Just a thought.

Posted on: 2013/4/9 21:06


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That dog will hunt!

Posted on: 2013/4/9 21:35


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Thanks for the input guys. It's funny how every year I tie a few hundred flies of different patterns for this trip, and basically use a sulphur nymph, sulphur wet, and maybe a bugger or two. It's fun to experiment and tweak the different patterns , hopefully improving each season. Thanks again.
D

Posted on: 2013/4/10 6:33


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Shoudln't the underside have some yellow?

Posted on: 2013/4/10 10:50
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