Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Tunkwanamid

Hook: 16-8 Nymph Thread: 8/0 Black Tag: Silver Tinsel Body: Peacock herl Rib: Silver oval tinselGills: Gray or white ostrich herl

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in silver ribbing, and make 2 or 3 wraps to form tag.
  • Next, tie in 2 strands of peacock herl and wrap forward leaving about 2 hook eyes of space between peacock and eye of hook.
  • Wrap ribbing over peacock herl, try to keep equal distance between wraps.
  • Tie in one strand of ostrich herl to imitate the gills of the chironomid pupa, make 2 or 3 wraps then tie of, trim, whip finish, and head cement.