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Nymphs Too!

Woven Polish Nymph

The premise of my website is “classic” wet and dry flies, of course, but I also tie and fish with a lot of nymphs. These flies more or less represent insects in their larva stage. And since my Woven Polish Nymph won an award at the 2021 MTFA Fly Tying Contest, I have decided to make my nymph fly tying cards (a) viewable in the Nymphs section of my Fly Tying Cards webpage and (b) available in printed form for a small fee under the Fly Tying Cards (Printed) product in my online store.

Classic Nymphs

Classic Nymph Fly Tying Cards (cover)
Cover page of Classic Nymph Fly Tying Cards

Other Nymphs

Other Nymph Fly Tying Cards (cover)
Cover page of Other Nymph Fly Tying Cards

The award-winning Woven Polish Nymph has been a great fly for me. It’s a caddisfly larva imitation and the colors can be varied as much as there is embroidery floss – hundreds of colors and shades. A skein of cotton floss is under a buck and will make a great many flies. I do like polyester floss for the underside because it comes in brighter colors that don’t fade when wet. It is a little more expensive though. The weaving is what gives the fly the realistic texture and the link on the Fly Tying Card shows you how it’s done.

Woven Polish Nymph
Woven Polish Nymph in Coffee/Cream color scheme.

This fly tying card is in the Classic Nymphs card set and you can find it on my Fly Tying Cards page.

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