Prince Nymph
As a guide on the Colorado and Eagle River, the prince nymph was on my line almost all summer long.  It has a touch of stonefly with the biot tails and profile, and the white “horns/wings” and addition of the soft hackle color has made this fly an absolute staple in every guide’s fly box. Guide’s Tip: Try subbing out the white wings for holographic tinsel making it “The Fly Formerly Known as Prince.”  The thing absolutely crushes! (especially if you need a white fish to save the day!)


Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any materials you will need to tie this fly and/or others.  To order by phone call us at 720-851-4665.

Hook: TMC 5262 #8-18
Thread: 8/0 or 70 UTC Black (I personally like red though)
Bead: Gold Tungsten or Brass
Tail: Rusty Brown goose biots,
Rib: Small Gold Tinsel
Abdomen and Thorax: Peacock Herl
Collar: Brown Hen Neck
Wings: White Turkey Biots

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Justin Nolan

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