The Tellico Nymph is this week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly.

Tellico Nymph |

This is one I probably tied in the 1970’s. It was a fly pattern out of the American Nymph Fly Tying Manual by Randall Kaufmann. I tied many flies from this book as I learned new fly tying techniques.

It fishes well today and is a fly my friend Dave nymphs with. He uses the fly to imitate a Golden Stone fly, but it can imitate other bugs too.

My quick research stated it was created by an unknown fly tyer from Tennessee.

If you’ve fly fished for a while, perhaps you’ve even used this fly. If so, I hope it brings back some good memories.

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