Bruce Berry binds something called the flymph. Fish it nevertheless you desire, it’s that flexible. I asked Bruce to offer us a little history on the pattern and he had the following to state.
I was presented to that fly from a friend that survives on the East Coast and ran a little B & & B/Guiding Service on the Salmon River in New york city state. Flymph (it is a fly for down and throughout or a nymph) I believe was a name that has been utilized prior to, however, who understands? I initially saw that fly utilized particularly for Steelhead on the Deschutes for Summertime run Steelhead and the Clackamas, Sandy and Molalla for Steelhead in the winter season.
The very first time I saw the fly it was connected on a # 4 Tiemco 200R. Ever since I have actually seen the fly changed into several variations from tube flies to Euro design and so on and so on
The main point I keep in mind is asking my friend to eliminate that fly. He took it personally stating, “I understand you do not like my flies bro … however it works”. That was not my point at all! We were going after Steelhead and throughout a couple of days, he was actually landing good Trout every fourth to 7th cast and oftentimes 1st or second cast starting each brand-new run as we drifted downstream. We were well into Steelhead season … normally when Redsides smart up and do not actually consume swung flies all that frequently. I figured, if you alter flies, you will stop capturing Trout as frequently which will offer the Steelhead a possibility to consume your fly.
After a couple of seasons of seeing Rainbow and Cutthroat continuously consuming that fly summer season and winter season, I chose to put it on a 60 degree Euro design hook. The fly can be utilized in Stillwater or rivers … removed, traditional swing presention, dead drifed, fished under a Chubby or effectively Euro nymphed. A fly that excellent which flexible should have some attention in the Oregon Fly Fishing Blog Site.
Flymph Product List:
Bead: Slotted Tungsten – 4.6mm – Gold
Hook: Ahrex PR374 – Size 6 – 12
Thread: Uni – 6/0 in Black
Under Body: Dubbing – Olive
Rib: Ultra Wire – Medium, Copper
Wing: Pine Squirrel Zonkers
Hackle 1: American Hen Saddle – Brown
Hackle 2: Pintail Flank Feathers