Beginner Fly Tying a Hemingway’s Black Mayfly Nymph with Jim Misiura
One more of Jim’s beginner fly tying videos – a recipe for Hemingway’s Black Mayfly Nymph pattern. Great video, easy-to-follow steps. Thanks, Jim for sharing this with us.
To tie Jim Misiura’s Hemingway Black Mayfly Nymph, you need the following:
- Hook: Scud #10 – #16, a great one would be Maruto c46 Hooks
- Weight: .010 Lead Wire
- Thread: 6/0 Thread in Black
- Abdomen/Tail: Hemingway’s Mayfly Nymph Body with Tails
- Thorax: Hemingway’s Hare Dubbing in Black
- Wingpad/Legs: Hemingway’s Mayfly Nymph Legs
- Start by putting a lead wire.
- Secure the lead wraps using black thread and bring the base of thread back to the tail.
- Tie Hemingway’s Body with Tails in, right at the back of the lead wire.
- Bring tread up front.
- Tie Hemingway’s Mayfly Legs in by the tab right behind the eye.
- Bring the tread back.
- Put black Hemingway’s Hare dubbing in there to fill the gap.
- Start wrapping dubbing.
- Fold over wing bud.
- Wrap the tread between 2nd and 3rd pairs of legs.
- Tie and finish off the head.
- Put some head cement.
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