Fly of the Month

Fly of the Month

Fly Tying Evening

Date: 15 May 2017 - 7.30pm
Venue: Tararua Tramping Club Library


Flashback Nymphs

All the recent reports from Turangi say flashback patterns are catching most of the fish. This is another opportunity to review this pattern and look to tie different examples to suggest stonefly and mayfly nymphs on straight shank hooks andcaddis on curved hooks.

Hook   TMC 5262 size 10-14 and TMC 2457 size 8-14
Thread   Black 3/0 or 6/0
Weight   Tungsten beads and/or lead wire
Tail   Hackle fibres
Flashback   Silver, gold, pearl or holographic flat tinsel
Rib   Silver, gold or copper wire
Body/thorax   Dubbed fur, peacock herl or pheasant tail

Fish of the Month - April 2017

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If you think your fish qualifies phone Peter Nagle (479-4944) or email