Nymphs


Nymphs are flies designed to imitate the sub-surface food of trout. For a description and list of nymph flies see below.
Forgotten Trout Flies – Orange Witch, Lord’s Killer, Bragg’s Dragonfly

Forgotten Trout Flies – Orange Witch, Lord’s Killer, Bragg’s Dragonfly

Forgotten Trout Flies By Martin Langlands During recent years many fly patterns of foreign origin have been added to our…

20/10/2021

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 pattern used to fish for…

15/10/2021

Perla Nymph with Renowned Fly Tyer and Fishing Guide Martin Langlands

Perla Nymph By Martin Langlands Fish after fish both Peter and I presented dry and nymph patterns also changing sizes…

08/10/2021

Creedons Creeper Modified Version with John Hey – How to Tie

Creedon's Creeper - Modified Version with John Hey November has arrived! This is my favourite time of the year with…

06/10/2021

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 Caddisflies come in many different…

05/10/2021

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 on the Ohau A Inlet Wall…

26/03/2020

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 Glo-bug seems an unlikely trout…

22/07/2018

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 fishing and fly tying. Perhaps…

22/05/2018

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, cleaning a large trout that…

26/11/2017

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 insect of the Chironomid family…

16/12/2014