This simple to tie nymph has held a spot in my fly box for the last 3 seasons. Purple flies work extremely well in certain situations. For me this purple nymph works well in the spring and fall, especially when fish are keying in on Baetis mayfly nymphs. Tie in sizes 16-20.
- Hook: Tiemco 2457 size 14-18
- Bead: Black Nickel Tungsten Bead
- Thread: Wapsi UTC 70 Denier
- Abdomen/Thorax: UV Purple Ice Dubbing
- Rib: Red Ultra Wire
- Soft Hackle: Starling