The Psycho Prince Nymph is a great trout and steelhead fly pattern. It was invented by the fly tying mastermind Mike Mercer and continues to push the envelope for innovative Prince Nymph variations. The Psycho Prince can be tied in several colors, with the most popular being the orange and purple flies.
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Psycho Prince Nymph Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #12-18 Tiemco 5262
Bead: Countersunk tungsten beads 5/64 – 11/64
Thread: Veevus 10/0 Brown
Tail: Brown Turkey Biots
Rib: Copper Brassy Wire
Casing: Pheasant Tail
Body: Ice Dub UV Shrimp
Exploding Wing Case: Flat Diamond Braid Rootbeer
Collar: Ice Dub Olive Brown
Legs: White Turkey Biots
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Here James’s video from InTheRiffle.com for a little different variation.