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Veevus Iris-a great thread for tying nymphs

by Lucian Vasies

Veevus, the Danish brand, is highly appreciated for quality and consistency. Their Iris thread became popular lately for how easy you can make sparkle perdigon flies. Our Pro member Rocco made a few new simple but effective flies for trout and grayling fishing in the same time.

Perdigon are considered now classic flies but jig flies tied like perdigon and with a little bit of hackle for movement are more and more popular. Of course based on their effectiveness.

So here are these flies made in the most effective colors:

The Veevus Iris thread is a thin mylar with lot of sparkle reinforced with very thin and strong thread. The result is a twisted and strong body material:

This type of thread is delivered on standard bobbins and can be used as pieces cut directly with scissors or with a bobbin tensor like any tying thread.

Flies made with Iris Thread:

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