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Todd’s Hex Nymph – Todd Nutt

I can’t say I’ve ever seen anyone trim out their chenille, but I like the idea. This is a pretty simple pattern for a large Hex nymph. Nicely tied up by Todd Nutt of MaineFlyFish.com

Todd's Hex Nymph - Todd Nutt

Hook: Daiichi 1760 #4
Thread: 8/0 yellow
Eye: Beadchain eye
Tail: Ringneck pheasant tail
Body: Tan chenille
Thorax: Yellow rabbit dubbing
Whingcase: Ringneck pheasant tail
Legs: Brown hen hackle

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Extended Body Hex

Another vid coming from the anglers at Tight Lines Fly Shop. I don’t fish the hex hatch, as I’ve only ever seen a couple around my lakes and streams and the fish around here don’t key in on mayflies this large it seems. At any rate, here is a great technique demonstrated for tying a tight buoyant extended body for any mayfly. If you want to change up the species, just switch the scale and colour to suit the hatch. I like the use of caribou on the fly, I have a clump of it on my bench that is suddenly calling my name.

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