Maychiron Nymph

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  • Hook: TMC 2487 Size 12 Scud
  • Thread: 8/0 Olive
  • Bead: 1/8" Gold
  • Rib: Small Copper Wire
  • Body: Black Stretch Flex
  • Tail: White Mallard
  • Wing: White Mallard
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Slide bead onto hook and tie on thread.

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Take a piece of mallard, as long as the hook, and tie in for the tail.

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Tie in some small copper wire, which will be used to rib the fly.

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Tie in some black stretch flex and stretch tight so it stays thin.

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Wrap copper wire forward to form 5 to 6 ribs.

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Push bead back and wrap thread in front of bead.

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Tie in a mallard wing about ½ the length of the hook.

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Whip finish and the fly is ready for your favorite lake.