Beadhead Breadcrust Nymph
The Beadhead Breadcrust Nymph is designed to imitate a wide range of aquatic insect larvae, including caddisflies, stoneflies, and mayflies, which are an important food source for trout and other freshwater fish.
The BH Breadcrust Nymph is typically tied on a curved or straight nymph hook, with a beadhead at the front for added weight.
The body of the fly is made from brown or tan colored dubbing, which is wound tightly around the hook shank to create a segmented appearance.
A small section of brown hackle or pheasant tail fibers can be added at the front of the fly to imitate legs.
This pattern is often fished by fly anglers in a dead drift, meaning that the fly is allowed to drift naturally with the current.
It can also be fished using a variety of other techniques, including nymphing under an indicator or swinging it through the current.
Overall, the Beadhead Breadcrust Nymph is a versatile and effective pattern that can be used in a variety of fishing situations, making it a popular choice among fly anglers.
Usually available in the following hook sizes: 8 | 10 | 12 | 14 | 16