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.

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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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