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

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