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tn hound
02-05-2007, 04:41 PM
just getting my mind and flybox ready

russ
02-05-2007, 05:43 PM
Here's a recipe that i found but it didn't have any picture.
Quill Gordon - nymph
hook Mustad 3906b
hook size(s) 12-14
thread gray 3/0
tail wood duck flank fibers
abdomen grayish-brown fur
thorax dark gray fur

Here's a picture off of Hugh Hartsell's site. (Hope he doesn't mind)
http://www.smokymountainflyguide.com/images/nymphs/68%20Quill%20Gordon%20Nymph.jpg

I'd use a hare's ear nymph with a little orange tied into it.

but the real question is why wold you want to fish a nymph for? Tie a size 10 quill gordon dry fly and hold on ;D

DryFly1
02-05-2007, 06:01 PM
Did someone say #10 Quill Gordon DRY FLY? *:o * I exponentially agree!! I'm feeling warm and fuzzy all over!!!

But I'm kinda biased like that. Just look at my handle!

*DryFly1

ttas67
02-06-2007, 12:15 AM
just a few more weeks

tn hound
02-06-2007, 09:13 AM
thanks for the replies and recipe