Unnamed Skues Nymph

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Unnamed Skues Nymph

Post by Johnno » Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:49 am

Appeared in the Flyfishing Club Journal in 1930.

Tail and hackle of blue dun, body of peacock quill ribbed with fine gold wire, thorax of hares ear.....

I’ve tied it on a modern hook obviously, but I’m sure it’ll work just fine as a small generic mayfly nymph

A classic really....
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Re: Unnamed Skues Nymph

Post by DUBBN » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:54 am

That sure reminds me of the Redquill nymphs I have been using lately.

Some patterns are timeless. Your nymph is one of them.

Great job!
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Re: Unnamed Skues Nymph

Post by Theroe » Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:50 am

Nice, Johnno....... any chance you have a link to that article ???
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Re: Unnamed Skues Nymph

Post by DOUGSDEN » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:11 pm

That is really nice! You have done a great job in bringing to life an unnamed pattern from the master, Skues!
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