Smyth Stonefly

This fly resembles a black stonefly larva.  It’s tied to be about an inch in lenght from tail tips to the front of the antennae.  Used mainly as a steelhead and migratory brown trout fly, its also useful in smaller streams and when fishing rivers for resident trout species.

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  • Hook size 10-12 nymph hook
  • Thread brown 6/0
  • Tail Black Turkey Biot
  • Ribbing Clear UTC viny
  • Body Black or brown fine dubbing
  • Thorax Hackle to match body colour
  • Wingcase turkey feather segment (underside folded over and exposed)
  • Head brown or black thread

Bottom View

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Side View

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Top View

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Fly Pattern Specific Rivers:

Fly Fishing Starter Kit, Fly Tying Starter Kit, Recommended Back Road Map Book

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