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Like The Gold Bead Pheasant Tail Nymph, the Gold Bead Prince is a meat and potatoes trout nymph you don’t want to be without. They imitate a number of different trout insects and will work anywhere you fly fish for trout.
Buy the Prince Nymph online or buy the materials to start tying it yourself. Any angler worth their salt needs to have tied at least one Beadhead Prince Nymph.
|Hook||Tiemco 5263 Hook||The Tiemco TMC 5263 is a 3x nymph hook perfect for trout nymphs like the Prince Nymph.|
|Thread||6/0 Uni Thread||6/0 Uni Thread in black is all you'll need.|
|Bead||Gold Cyclops Bead||The gold cyclops bead is essential to the look of the Prince Nymph, and will help weigh it down.|
|Tail||Brown Goose Biots||Goose Biots are a useful material for many flies, and essential for the Prince Nymph.|
|Collar||1) Saddle Hackle
2) White Goose Biots
|Use a brown or tan saddle hackle for the collar of the Prince Nymph. Use white goose biots for the final touch.|
|Body||1) Peacock Herl
2) Gold Wire
|Peacock Herl is a staple of any fly tying bench. The Gold Wire will weigh the fly down.|