The most versatile of all fly patterns as they consist for the majority of a trouts diet.
These versatile fly patterns make up the majority of a trouts diet.
Understanding that fish mostly eat subsurface is important, and a fact that should never be ignored. Nymph fly patterns imitate the larval state of a fly, or nymphal stages of insects found at the bottom of rivers and lakes.
It’s important to understand the which type of flies hatch on the waters you fish. Once you know the fly hatches, you’ll know what nymph patterns to tie and use. “Match the Hatch” as they say – and for good reason!