Hot Wired Royalty

I found this sweet pattern via the Fly Fishing The Ozarks Blog. The Hot Wired Prince is a hybrid of the classic Prince nymph and the Copper John. This looks like a great fast sinking nymph, and when coupled with a tungsten bead, it’s going sink like a stone.

Hot Wired Prince Nymphs

Hook: Mustad 3906
Thread: 8/0 olive dun
Bead: Copper brass or tungsten
Tail: 2 Brown goose biots
Body: contrasting colors of soft wire
Thorax: Peacock herl
Hackle: Brown hackle
Wings: White goose biots

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