Here is a new superb video about how Barry is tying an effective Yellow Mayfly.
- standard dry fly hook
- tail made of coq de leon
- body made of biot in yellow
- hackle grizzly dyed yellow
- wings made of yellow mallard drake flank
As you know Barry is one great tier of our times. Super skilled he explain each fly tied and gives hints and tips to help beginners and advanced tiers to understand better and to tie faster certain flies.
You can see his beautiful photos and his flies on his blog:
Enjoy watching 🙂
here is the video promised in my previous article.
*hook -Demmon #10-14 ST900
*body and tail – pheasant barbs in natural color
*ribbing- red wire
*hot spot- made of UV TroutLine hot orange resin
*thorax- thorax dark dubbing
*back-magic braid back
*legs- partridge dyed picric
Of course, the model can be tied on different type of hooks and using different type of materials to suits for your local rivers.
*Hook Demmon DGE 320 #16
*Thread: 70 Den – white
*Tail: a few barbs of white uv lite brite dubb
*Body: Troutline Hand cleaned peacock quill
*Thorax: Troutline Thorax dark dubbing
*Wing: CDC natural grey or dark grey feathers – 3 pcs
*Hackle: one turn of Partridge neck hackle dyed picric
Red Zebra Devil Nymph is a new model developed to sink fast without loosing “life like” appearance.
The particularities of this model are:
*Demmon Jig Hook ST 300 BL – #14-16
*Thread – black
*Tail-Coq de Leon Pardo
*Ribbing-red flat tinsel
*Coating-UV troutline classic resin
*Wing-natural grey/black CDC barbs
*Thorax-Troutline UV Tactical Rainbow Black
This fly is in my top 5 list when I have to choose a floating caddis fly. I use this model from 2010, means 8 years ago. It is simple to tie and efficient. What is great at this fly: