fly tying Gill Abdomen nymph

How to tie Gill Abdomen nymph

A nice technique for making realistic mayfly nymph abdomen with simple materials.

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3 thoughts on “How to tie Gill Abdomen nymph

    1. Hi Darrell, yes it works well, you should also try it using ostrich herl on larger patterns.

    2. I will try that! Someone else I was talking to about this technique suggested an ostrich herl as well. You have to be pretty careful with a peacock herl when wrapping it to avoid breaking. An ostrich herl is probably be a little stronger.