Sparrow Nymph
Nymph #10-12
Olive 6/0
Pheasant rump feather
Olive dubbing
Pheasant rump feather, followed by filoplume

The Sparrow Nymph is a great general pattern for Steelhead, Trout and Salmon representing a number of aquatic insects.

Step By Step:
Start thread and wrap to bend.
Strip some fibers from the base of the pheasant feather and tie in, trimming excess.
Tie in rump feather as shown.
Dub body.
Tie in the pheasant rump feather to form collar.
Slick back and secure.
Tie in filoplume and wrap forward towards the eye. Sweep back fibers while wrapping.
Tie off and whip finish.
Tied by: Chris Hatcher.