Spring Steelhead Pattern
Diiachi 1730 Nymph Hook
Use Flex Seal to coat your Turkey Feather, then tie into place
Add a small amount of UV Black Ice Dub
Add your Turkey Biot’s & to the tail of your Black Stone Fly Nymph, and add copper wire for later
Taper an abdomen of UV Black Ice Dub
Bring the Turkey forward and wrap the copper wire to secure
Tie in another section of Turkey Feather for a wing case
Your Black Stone Fly Nymph will need gills, tie in a Whiting Hen Hackle feather
Chenille for the remaining body, black/blue, all black and black/red combinations work well
Lay your Hen Hackle forward, don’t wrap!
Bring your wing case forward, and whip finish. Your Black Stone Fly Nymph is finished
Additional Steelhead Patterns
– Alevin Pattern – Great early season steelhead pattern to imitate hatching salmon fry
– Rabbit Wiggle Nymph – Searching pattern for steelhead can imitate a variety of insects and minnows.