Sunday, 22 April 2012

LA Bead Head Nymph

Latex Abdomen Bead Head Nymph

Tail - Goose Biots
Abdoment - Latex strip cut from glove
thorax - Latex strip cut fro glove
Legs - Goose Biots
Body - Peacock Herls
Head - Gold bead head

Step by step tying instructions:

Prepare a size 10 nymph hook, put in the bead head

Tie in the latex strip and a pair of biot

Roll the latex strip to create the abdomen

Tie down the latex and fold the latex to about half of the abdomen and tie down tight, this will later become the thorax

Color the abdomen and thorax with marker

Tie in 3 pairs of biot legs

Tie in 3 pcs of peacock herl

Spin the peacock herl

Fold over the Latex strip, tie down as the thorax

Color the thorax, drop a small amount of UV clear epoxy

Dry the epoxy and the nymph is ready

View from below

Play with markers, you can get different nymph patterns..

Cheers and happy tying


  1. Just found your blog. Great tying and really great step-by-step guides! Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work.


  2. Thank you... Pls share it with your friends..

  3. Great minds think alike! Looks alot like my RubberBandit nymphs. I like your site, nice work!

    1. Hi Brad, agreed... great mind think alike... :)