Slim Profile, Heavily Weighted Nymph
A slim profile and tightly wrapped body are characteristic of a Czech nymph and help minimize resistance in the water enabling the fly to sink quickly. The flat, sticky-backed lead tape shown in the video is a great way to maintain the slim profile yet still heavily weight Czech nymphs.
More on Czech Nymphing
For more Czech nymphing patterns check (pun intended) out our Nymph Fly Tying Video Gallery. Also, stay tuned as we continue our mini-series on European nymphing including Czech nymphing, French nymphing and Spanish nymphing in the coming week.
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