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Floating Damselfly Nymph
by Gary LaFontaine
• HOOK: 8-12; TMC 5262—2X long nymph hook
• FLOTATION: an underbody of high-density foam, wrapped along the hook shank as a thin strip
• TAIL: olive marabou and clear Antron fibers (combed together)
• ABDOMEN: olive fur and olive Antron dubbing (chopped, blended, and dubbed)
• THORAX: olive…
Ive been doing an inventory of the flies I've got on hand, both my own and those from others. I have reached a momentous decision:
I will stop tying new flies for myself.
Okay, thats not gonna happen, But it should.
Added by David, aka, "McScruff" on December 25, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Been digging around the internet, looking for the common insect nymph forms in my region. I found one source that is perfect, listing all the taxonomic names. Pictures abound and my file is full. I have the four main types to tie.
Odonata - dragon and damsel flies
Diptera - aka, chironomids, blood worms, etc.
So now I'm a ding-danged entomologist! All hail the internet.
PS I dont know what a "wazoo" is, but stuff…Continue