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Tying the Evolution™ Mayfly Swimmer

MayflySwimmer cropFlymen Fishing continues to expand their innovative line of fly tying products. And, just in time for tying season, their NEW Evolution™ Tungsten Beads are available in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. Flymen is introducing a series of new flies featuring these new beads including the Evolution™ Mayfly Swimmer. This effective mayfly pattern is inspired by Shane Stalcup’s Gilled Nymph and imitates many gilled swimming mayfly nymphs. It is tied using a modern hare’s ear plus dubbing and an Evolution™ Mayfly Swimmer & Burrower Tungsten Bead Head.

Use these Evolution Mayfly Swimmer Instructions to tie your own fly before they are even available from Flymen Fishing and get all the materials you need @ J. Stockard:

Hook: Curved Nymph Hook 3XL
Bead: Evolution Mayfly Swimmer & Burrower
Thread: Choose VEEVUS, UNI or Danville
Rib: Ultra Wire
Tail & Abdomen: Ostrich Herl
Thorax: Hareline Hare’s Ear PLUS dubbing
Wingcase: Pheasant Tail
Legs: Partridge Feathers

Tying the Evolution™ Mayfly Clinger

MayflyClinger cropFlymen Fishing continues to expand their innovative line of fly tying products. And, just in time for tying season, their NEW Evolution™ Tungsten Beads are available in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. Flymen is introducing a series of new flies featuring these new beads including the Evolution™ Mayfly Clinger. This simple Hare’s Ear style nymph pattern is designed to imitate mayfly clinger nymphs. It is tied using a modern hare’s ear blended dubbing and an Evolution™ Mayfly Clinger & Crawler Tungsten Bead to imitate the broad, flat profile typical of these nymphs.

Use these Mayfly Clinger Tying Instructions to tie your own fly before they are even available from Flymen Fishing and get all the materials you need @ J. Stockard:

Hook: Standard Nymph Hook 2XL
Bead: Evolution Mayfly Clinger & Crawler
Thread: Choose VEEVUS, UNI or Danville
Wire: Lead‐Wire
Rib: Ultra Wire
Abdomen & Thorax: Hareline Hare’s Ear PLUS Dubbing
Tail & Wingcase: Pheasant Tail

Tying the Evolution™ Stonefly

flymen Stonefly cropFlymen Fishing continues to expand their innovative line of fly tying products. And their recently introduced Evolution™ Tungsten Beads are available in a wide variety of styles, sizes and colors. Flymen is also introducing a series of flies featuring these new beads including the Evolution™ Stonefly. This realistic looking stone fly pattern was inspired by Kauffman’s Stonefly and is tied in a very similar way. The profile of this popular, proven stonefly pattern is now enhanced by using an Evolution™ Stonefly Tungsten Bead and barred rubber legs to create more action as the fly drifts across the river bed.

Use these Stonefly Tying Instructions to tie your own fly before they are even available from Flymen Fishing and get all the materials you need @ J. Stockard:

Hook: Curved Nymph/Stonefly Hook 3XL
Bead: Evolution Stonefly Tungsten Bead
Thread: Choose VEEVUS, UNI or Danville
Wire: Lead Wire
Rib: Vinyl D-Rib (small or midge size)
Antenna & Tail: Goose Biots
Wingcase: Turkey
Abdomen & Thorax: Hareline Hare’s Ear PLUS Dubbing
Legs: Barred Rubber Legs