Atherton Medium nymph

Although this nymph is approaching 70 years old, it’s originator, Artist & illustrator John Atherton used European kingfisher for the original wing case. Perhaps using its iridescent blue to imitate the gas filled wing case of an emerging nymph, or did he invent the hot spot by mistake!

Atherton Medium nymph pattern recipe

How to tie Atherton Medium nymph

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2 thoughts on “Atherton Medium nymph

    1. Well it does have a pheasant tail fibre tail as well as the kingfisher blue wing case and a partridge hackle, none of which a original GRHE has…