Camille Fly

This is a typical incitative grayling fly. I invented it when searching something shiny in a rose colour.

It proved itself as a catching machine in Lapland, Belgium and Slovenia.

It is really a great fly, quite easy to tie and very effective !

Materials

Hook Straight shank, down eye, size 8-18
Weight Tungsten bead, and if you wish, add some lead wire turns
Thread Rose UTC 70
Ribbing Rose copper wire
Underbody Rose UTC 70 thread
Body Uni mylar silver tinsel, with pheasant tail strands covered over its back
Tail Pheasant tail + put a tag with the rose thread
Thorax Rose flash dubbing

Step by Step

1. Put on the bead

1. Put on the bead

2. Cover the shank with 5 turns of 0,40 mm lead wire

2. Cover the shank with 5 turns of 0,40 mm lead wire

3. Form the underbody with the thread to form a nice cone

3. Form the underbody with the thread to form a nice cone

4. Secure the pheasant fibres to form the tail

4. Secure the pheasant fibres to form the tail

5.Secure the rose copper wire and the silver tinsel

5.Secure the rose copper wire and the silver tinsel

6. Secure the tinsel from eye to back of the hook

6. Secure the tinsel from eye to back of the hook

7. Cover the tinsel at the back of the hook with the thread, like this you make your hotspot at the tail

7. Cover the tinsel at the back of the hook with the thread, like this you make your hotspot at the tail

8. Cover the underbody with the silver tinsel

8. Cover the underbody with the silver tinsel

9. Cover the back of the tinsel body with the pheasant tail fibres, fixing it with the copper wire rib

9. Cover the back of the tinsel body with the pheasant tail fibres, fixing it with the copper wire rib

10. Clip the rest of the fibers and tinsel

10. Clip the rest of the fibers and tinsel

11. Cover your thread with the dubbing

11. Cover your thread with the dubbing

12. Form your thorax

12. Form your thorax

13. Whip finish

13. Whip finish

14. Point out some fibres of your thorax

14. Point out some fibres of your thorax

15. Here's your nymph

15. Here’s your nymph


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  • PIERRET

    It’s a very little jewels!!
    Fun and beautifull.
    Good job, Stéphane.

  • Stéphane Perick

    Thanks Alain 😉