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Friday, 2 December 2011

Tying the Fox Squirrel Nymph with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the Fox Squirrel Nymph, originally tied by Dave Whitlock, a great fly for Trout on rivers and stillwaters and can e tied in many different styles to match various aquatic insects.



Materials Used:

Hook - Kamasan B175 size 14
Thread - Uni thread 8/0 Tan
Tail - Small Bunch of Fox Squirrel Guard Hairs
Rib - Small Gold Tinsel or Wire
Body - Belly Fur from the Fox Squirrel
Thorax - Fox Squirrel Body Fur
Hackle - Brown Partridge
Head - A tiny bit Fox Squirrel Body Fur

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre - if you need any help finding them or choosing substitutes we will be more than happy to help!

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