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atherton #2



#2 - (Medium Nymph)
Hook: Regular shank (no hook size specified)
Tail: three short strands cock ring neck pheasant center tail fibers
Abdomen: hare's ear dubbing tied rough and ribbed with narrow oval gold tinsel
Thorax: same dubbing over padding or fuse wire
Wing pads: bright blue silk floss or lurex plastic tinsel
Legs: brown speckled partridge hackle - tied beard style

Reference - Internet
 
atherton #2



#2 - (Medium Nymph)
Hook: Regular shank (no hook size specified)
Tail: three short strands cock ring neck pheasant center tail fibers
Abdomen: hare's ear dubbing tied rough and ribbed with narrow oval gold tinsel
Thorax: same dubbing over padding or fuse wire
Wing pads: bright blue silk floss or lurex plastic tinsel
Legs: brown speckled partridge hackle - tied beard style

Reference - Internet
In Mike Valla's book 'Tying the founding flies' he recommends the Mustad 9671 or similar. As wing pads 'bright blue kingfisher' or 'blue floss'. Some lead wire .015-inch thorax area is needed.

Mike
 

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