Binary Nymph - Step By Step



NOTE: this pattern is a Get Em Wet original, please give credit where credit is due.


Step 1
Tie in the tag material and wrap it forward five times. Secure it with two or three turns and trim the excess


Step 2
Tie in 4-5 strands of Turkey for the abdomen and the small wire for the rib


Step 3
Twist the Turkey into a rope and wrap it forward to the bead, than rib over it with the wire and tie it off


Step 4
Tie in the shellback and secure it with your thread all the way to the eye


Step 5
Create a dubbing rope and bring your thread to the front right behind the bead


Step 6
Wrap the dubbing rope forward to right behind the bead and tie it off with a couple tight turns



Step 7
Spread or comb the dubbing fibers to each side and pull the shellback over the top. Secure it with a few wraps and trim the excess. Dub a small amount of the same material as the thorax and whip finish. Glue if desired

COLOR VARIATIONS


Gold

Hook: Daiichi 1167 #14
Bead: 1/8 Gold Tungsten
Thread: Veevus 12/0 White
Tag: Hot Yellow Ultra Wire - Brassie
Rib: Xsmall Ultra Wire - Copper
Abdomen: Twisted Turkey Tail
Shellback: Mottled Turkey Thin Skin
Thorax: SLF Prism Dubbing - Yellow

Shrimp

Hook: Daiichi 1167 #14
Bead: 1/8 Nickel Tungsten
Thread: Veevus 12/0 Black
Tag: Wee Wool - Fl. Fire Orange
Rib: Xsmall Ultra Wire - Copper
Abdomen: Twisted Turkey Tail
Shellback: Mottled Turkey Thin Skin
Thorax: SLF Prism Dubbing - Shrimp

Green


Hook: Daiichi 1167 #14
Bead: 1/8 Copper Tungsten
Thread: Veevus 12/0 White
Tag: Copper Ultra Wire - Brassie
Rib: Xsmall Ultra Wire - Copper
Abdomen: Twisted Turkey Tail
Shellback: Mottled Turkey Thin Skin
Thorax: Ice Dub - Golden Brown


Hare' Ear


Hook: Daiichi 1167 #14
Bead: 1/8 Nickel Tungsten
Thread: Veevus 12/0 Black
Tag: Wee Wool - Cream colored green with a marker
Rib: Xsmall Ultra Wire - Copper
Abdomen: Twisted Turkey Tail
Shellback: Mottled Turkey Thin Skin
Thorax: Hare's Ice Dub

Purple


Hook: Daiichi 1167 #14
Bead: Spirit River Hot Bead - Cerise
Thread: Veevus 12/0 Black
Tag: Wee Wool - Cream colored purple with marker
Rib: Xsmall Ultra Wire - Copper
Abdomen: Twisted Turkey Tail
Shellback: Mottled Turkey Thin Skin
Thorax: SLF Prism Dubbing - Hot Purple

Red

Hook: Daiichi 1167 #14
Bead: Spirit River Hot Beads 1/8 - Red
Thread: Veevus 12/0 Black
Tag: UNI-Yarn - Fl. Fire Orange
Rib: Xsmall Ultra Wire - Copper
Abdomen: Twisted Turkey Tail
Shellback: Mottled Turkey Thin Skin
Thorax: SLF Prism Dubbing - Rusty Brown

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