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Amber Nymph Small Fly

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About the Amber Nymph Small Trout Fly

The Amber Nymph Small ios a variant of the Amber Nymph which was created for fishing on Blagdon and Chew reservoirs. It seems to represent a sedge pupa which trout will take at various depths throughout the season. It is one of the earliest 'bugs' created and is a successful stillwater and reservoir fly.

The smaller version is more colourful than the originaL and is particularly good towards the end of the season.

The Doctor favoured this smaller and more colourful pattern for the latter end of the season.

Creator of this trout fly: Dr Howard Alexander Bell

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Still Water fish


  • Hook : 12-14.
  • Thread : Yellow.
  • Wing Case : Pheasant tail fibres or any similar brown fibres.
  • Body : Amber yellow seal's fur.
  • Thorax : Hot orange.
  • Legs : Honey hen hackle fibres.

The legs are tied to slope back under the thorax.

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