Olive Marabou Damselfly Nymph

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Olive Marabou Damselfly Nymph

Hook: 2X- to 3X-long nymph hook, sizes 10 to 6.
    The authors are using the Tiemco 5262 in the
    tying photographs.
Thread: Olive 6/0 (140 denier).
Eyes: 2- to 5-millimeter dumbbell eyes, black or
    gold.
Tail and abdomen cover: Olive marabou and a
    piece of gold holographic tinsel.
Rib: Medium brass or copper wire.
Abdomen: Olive sparkling dubbing and a piece
    of gold holographic tinsel.
Wing case: Olive marabou.
Thorax: Olive hare’s-ear dubbing.
Legs: A brown partridge breast feather dyed yellow.
Note: If you plan to use this nymph for fishing
    deeper water, you may wrap a little lead wire in
    the thorax area before tying the body of the fly.
    Feel free to tie this imitation in other colors to
    match the real nymphs in your local lakes and
    ponds.

 
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