Little Yellow Stonefly Nymph

Created by Polly Rosborough

Uses

Use when little yellow stoneflies are hatching. You can tumble it near the bottom, but it is particularly useful when there is a hatch of those little yellow stones that emerge in the water (all other stoneflies crawl out of the water and emerge on land).

How to Fish

For a near-bottom presentation, use the trout indicator or tight line tactics. Near surface, use the shallow nymph presentation.


HOOK: TMC 300, sizes 10-12, unweighted

THREAD: Amber or yellow

TAIL: Mallard flank fibers dyed a dirty chartreuse

RIB: Same as thread

SHELLBACK: Same as tail

BODY: Chartreuse Superfine or similar material

LEGS: Mallard flank to match tail

WINGCASE: Mallard flank to match tail

LEGS: Mallard flank to match tail