P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Herl Nymph

Tyer: Dick Saylor

Hook: M3906B #6-22

Thread: Olive 8/0

Body: Peacock herl

Hackle: Black hackle

Tying Instructions:

1. Wrap the hook shank with one layer of thread.

2. Tie in three stands of peacock herl at the hook bend.

3. Place head cement on the hook shank.

4. Wrap the peacock herl forward toward the hook eye. Tie off with two half hitches.

5. Tie in the black hackle feather.

6. Wrap the hackle feather three to four times and whip finish.

7. Cut the top of the hackle feather off. Leave the bottom for legs..