video - Usk Naylor

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step' started by Hans Weilenmann, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. The Usk Naylor is an early season pattern, originated on the river Usk in Wales. The pattern is best fished on a slow swing.


    Usk Naylor
    Hook: Kamasan B175 #12-14
    Thread: Pearsall's Gossamer #8 (purple)
    Hackle: Andalusian Blue hen (or dark dun)
    Tail: Bronze mallard barbs
    Tag: Tying silk
    Rib: Wire, fine gold
    Body: Bronze mallard barbs

    Video here - please view in HD, if able:

    Hans W
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  2. Beautiful fly, Hans. Looks relatively easy to tie, even for a hack like me.

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