Imitates nymphs of green drakes.

The Hizzo is a variation of the Pupatator attractor nymph. See the article about them.


The original Pupatator has a black body, black ostrich herl thorax, and light partidge hackle.. A CDC Pupatator uses natural dun CDC for the hackle. Other variations on the Pupatator theme are the Peacock Pupatator, Improved Pupatator, and Fuzzball.

How to Fish

Dead drift near the bottom with an trout indicator or tight line presentation.

Tying Instructions

1. De-barb hook. Slide on bead and place hook in vise.

2. Tie in olive partridge fibers for tail

3. Tie gold tinsel.

4. Dub tapered body of olive/brown sparkle dubbing. Dub only about 1/2 the length of shank

5. Rib with gold tinsel. Tie off and trim.

6. Tie in peacock herl. Wrap thorax. Tie off and trim.

7. Tie in olive partridge hackle. Make two wraps. Tie off and trim.

8. Dub olive-brown sparkly dubbing for thorax.

9. Whip finish and cement head.

HOOK: Mustad 9671, size 8-12

THREAD: Olive or brown

HEAD: Gold bead

TAIL: Olive partridge

RIBBING: Fine gold wire

BODY: Olive/brown rabbit dubbing

THORAX: Peacock herl

HACKLE: Olive Partridge

HEAD: Olive/brown rabbit dubbing