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Hessian Nymph Fly

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About the Hessian Nymph Trout Fly

The Hessian Nymph can be leaded, but fishes best mid-water and retrieved very slowly. Excellent alternative to Hare's Ear.

Creator of this trout fly: Gary Coxon

Tier of this trout fly: Gary Coxon

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

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


  • Hook : Size 12 - 14.
  • Thread : 8/0 Black Uni.
  • Tail : Pheasant tail fibres.
  • Underbody : Lead wire (optional).
  • Body : Hessian string dubbing (Type used by gardeners).
  • Thorax : Hessian string dubbing.
  • Rib : Fine copper wire.
  • Wing Case : Pheasant tail fibres.
  • Legs : Partridge breast feather fibres.

Create the hessian string dubbing by brushing out with a wire brush. Although very coarse it spins very tight if used in a dubbing whirl. Varnish the wing case when the fly is complete.

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