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The Quill Bodied Nymph - Gwent Angling Society

The Quill Bodied Nymph

Below is a tutorial video showing you how to tie a quill bodied nymph for both trout and grayling fishing.


Hook: Partridge Ideal Nymph size of your choice (Size 14 used here)

Bead: Tungsten 2mm for a size 14 hook (Use proportionately sized bead for the hook being tied upon).

Silk: 14/0 sheer in Primrose

Tail: Coq de Leon fibres

Body: stripped quill (Dyed if you wish as the one in the tutorial is Golden Olive)

Thorax: Hares Ear fur.

Varnish: Liquid glass or similar UV activated varnish.

By |2018-10-07T08:08:20+00:00October 28th, 2015|Flies|0 Comments

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I am the Secretary of the Gwent Angling Society and also an Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructor in Fly Dressing, single handed and double handed fishing. My aim is to share the knowledge I have in order to enhance your fishing experience

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