September 2, 2010

The New Bohemians

A twist to the czech nymph, in classic roughfisher style.

czecher nymphs
Bohemian nymph
Hook: Extra Strong Curved Size 8, barbless
Thread: 6/0 UNI, brown
Underbody: 0.20" Lead wire wrapped around thorax
Case: 1/4" strip latex, clear
Body: Brownstain or Olivine dub
Rib: Gold Ultra Wire, Brassie
Thorax: Glimmer Flash Chenille, Peacock or other contrasting color
Head: tapered thread

Note: the carapace is formed by pulling the latex strip back over body after it is dubbed. Tie in the Glimmer flash chenille around thorax area, pulling the latex forward over the chenille to the head and tie off. Color with permanent brown marker.