The Black Tungsten Bead Head Attractor Nymph is quite simple to tie. It is an effective pattern for deep water fishing.
Tungsten Bead Head Attractor Nymph – Good Twizel Canals Nymph

Tungsten Bead Head Attractor Nymph This nymph pattern has proven deadly on big rainbows when fishing.

Rainbow trout caught in the Ohau A Canal on a Hare and Copper nymph.
Hare and Copper Nymph – probably our most popular nymph pattern

Hare and Copper Nymph The Hare and Copper nymph is probably the most popular nymph.

Glo-bug egg row trout fly.
Glo-Bug Trout Fishing Flies for Winter Rainbows – Good in Twizel Canals

Glo-Bugs are Fish Egg Imitations by Allan Burgess At first sight, a pink or orange.

The Wiggle Legs Blue Bottle Pheasant Tail Nymph for the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess.
Wiggle Legs Bluebottle Pheasant Tail Nymph for the Twizel Canals

Wiggle Legs Bluebottle Pheasant Tail Nymph Nymphs are often overlooked by anglers new to trout.

McDonald Mudeye Nymph, brown version. Ideally the body should be flattened. Featured image.
McDonald Mudeye Nymph – An Easy Fly to Tie Yet Deadly on Trout

McDonald Mudeye Nymph by Dick Marquand McDonald Mudeye. I can remember a few years ago,.

Creedons Creeper Modified Version with John Hey

Creedon’s Creeper – Modified Version with John Hey November has arrived! This is my favourite.

How to tie a Chironomid Midge Pupa Fly - Midge Pupa - with Ian Cole
How to tie a Chironomid Midge Pupa Fly – Midge Pupa – with Ian Cole

Chironomid Midge Pupa Fly Whilst resembling a mosquito in appearance the midge is a non-biting.

Giving Life to Nymphs – Wiggle Nymph Damsel, Caddis Pupa, Blood Worm, Snail and Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear

Impressionist Nymphs with John Hey Let’s look at impressionist nymphs and how to give them.

Horn cased caddis nymph.
Horn Cased Caddis Nymph – for spring creeks and river headwaters

Horn Cased Caddis Nymph Cast upstream, allow to sink, dead drift close to the bottom.

The Goldhead Nymph with Wanaka based trout fishing guide Ian Cole

Goldhead Nymph In fishing seasons past the Goldhead caught a lot of fishermen, it seemed.