Mercer’s Micro Mayfly Nymph Fly Tying Video

Mike Mercer’s Micro Mayfly Nymph has proven to be a deadly fly when fishing in clear water with selective fish. Try it tied off of a larger dry in bigger Western waters when fish are feeding in shallow runs. For smaller, slower water use more conventional nymph tactics scaled down to the size of your water.


Mercer’s Micro Mayfly Nymph

Hook: TMC 2457 #14-18
Bead: Black Nickel to match hook size 5/64 3/32 are common
Thread: 95D Lagartun Olive
Tail: Ringneck Pheasant Tail
Rib: Ultra Wire Small
Abdomen: Goose Biots
Wing Case: Turkey Tail
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Legs: Pheasant Tail Fibers
Wing Case Topping: Clear Cure Goo Thick or Fleck

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