Sometimes a fluorescent touch gets the job done. This buggy nymph is a great fish attractor. The CDC collar is a key component, because CDC has micro movement qualities and really captures the attention of the fish under water. A tungsten beed to get your fly down quick and stay down, remaining in the strike zone for longer!
Hook: Size 18 Firehole Outdoors 551 jig hook. The 551 is a heavy jig style hook with a 60 degree bend at the eye. It is designed to allow for larger beads without impeding the gape opening. This is a 1X long length jig hook with a 2X gape. It has a 60 degree down eye and is formed from a heavy weight wire.
Bead: 2.5mm copper slotted tungsten
Tied by Logan Messina in Solon, Maine.
A tungsten beed to get your fly down quick and stay down, remaining in the strike zone for longer!