How to Tie a Prince Nymph Fly: Video

Ever heard of the Prince Nymph? If not you better get some of these in your box! Developed by Doug Prince it is a long time trout favorite. It is simple, but very effective. You can tie it with or without a bead, weighted or unweighted and with a variety of hackles and sizes. Fish the Prince as a lead fly in a tandem rig with a smaller point fly or as a dropper below a large hopper or dry fly.

Now let’s see what you can do. #avidmaxflytyers


Prince Nymph Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook – Umpqua Tiemco Fly Tying Hooks TMC 5262
Thread – Veevus Thread 12/0 Black
Body – Hareline Strung Peacock Herl
Rib – UTC Ultra Wire Small Copper
Tail – Hareline Stripped Goose Biots Brown
Legs – Whiting Farms High & Dry Hackle Cape  Brown
Whiting Farms High & Dry Hackle 1/2 Cape Brown
Wings – Hareline Stripped Goose Biots White

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