Black Mayfly Nymph
A black mayfly nymph is an artificial fly used in fly fishing to imitate the immature form of a mayfly. Mayflies are an important food source for many fish species, and their nymphs are a common prey item in freshwater environments.
The black mayfly nymph is designed to mimic the appearance and movement of a real mayfly nymph. It typically features a dark, slender body with segmented sections, and may have additional features such as legs, tails, and gills to create a more realistic profile. The black coloration is intended to mimic the natural coloration of many mayfly nymphs.
This fly pattern can be fished in a variety of ways, depending on the conditions and the behavior of the fish. It is often fished on a nymph rig, which involves using a weighted fly and a strike indicator to detect strikes. The black mayfly nymph can be fished along the bottom of a stream or river, where mayfly nymphs are commonly found, or it can be fished just below the surface in slower-moving water.
Overall, the black mayfly nymph is a popular and effective pattern for fly fishermen targeting trout, bass, and other freshwater game fish.
Usually available in the following hook sizes: 10 | 12 | 14 | 16 | 18 | 20