Instructions: Czech Nymph

Tying Instructions: Czech Nymph

1. Attach the hook to the vice. Wrap the leadfree wire covering about 70% of the total body length of the nymph. Leave some room behind the eye.
Step One
2. Attach the thread behind the eye and secure the leadfree wraps with spiroled thread wraps.
Step Two
3. Lay a thread foundation over the leadfree wraps and the transitions on either end.
Step Three
4. Attach a section of monofilament to the bottom of the hook shank.
Step Four
5. Trim a section of scudback with a point on the end. Next, attach this scudback point to the top of the hook shank.
Step Five
6. Secure the scudback downwards to the base of the body with thread wraps with the scudback on the top of the hook shank.
Step Six
7. With the thread at the base of the body, attach the UV2 Scud dubbing (Golden Stone) to the thread with a clockwise twisting around the thread to form a small noodle. Slide the noodle up to the base of the body.
Step Seven
8. Take one wrap of the dubbing around the base of the body to lock in the fibers. Then, twist the noodle further creating a tight rope of dubbing around the thread.
Step Eight
9. Wrapping this dubbed rope with connecting turns up to the midpoint of the hook shank. The body should have a slight taper.
Step Nine
10. Next, attach some UV2 Seal-X dubbing (Chartreuse) for a "hot spot". Twist the dubbing around the thread and create a dubbed rope like you did with the body.
Step Ten
11. Wrap the dubbing in front of the body for a "hot spot". The spot should be about the width of the eye. Next, dub the thread with Hare's Ear Plus Dubbing (Black) for the thorax.
Step Eleven
12. Create a dubbing rope of the Hare's Ear Plus dubbing and wrap a thorax behind the eye.
Step Twelve
13. Bring the scudback over the top of the body and thorax, securing the scudback behind the eye with a couple of wraps. Bring the tag end back and secure the scudback behind the eye. Trim off the tag end of the scudback.
Step Thirteen
14. Wrap the monofilament forward with wide spirol wraps to the eye of the hook. Secure the tag end with thread wraps and trim off the tag of the monofilament.
Step Fourteen
15. Build a small head behind the eye and Whip Finish. Trim off the thread.
Step Fifteen
16. Apply a coat of UV Fly Finish Flow to the scudback and thread head.
Step Sixteen
17. Use a UV lamp to cure the finish.
Step Seventeen
18. Use a velcro strip or a dubbing brush to pull some of the fibers from the bottom of the body and thorax.
Step Eighteen
19. The finished Czech Nymph.
Step Nineteen

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