The Burke Nymph fly pattern is a classic fly pattern that was created by Jack Burke in the 1930s. It is a versatile pattern that can imitate a wide range of aquatic insects, making it a popular choice among fly fishermen.
The fly is effective in both stillwater and moving water environments and can imitate mayflies, stoneflies, and caddisflies, among other aquatic insects. The pattern can be tied in a variety of sizes and colors, depending on the specific insect being imitated.
The fly is typically fished using a dead-drift presentation, with the fly drifting naturally in the current or still water. It can be fished on a floating or sinking line, depending on the depth of the water and the behavior of the fish.
Overall, the Burke Nymph is a reliable and effective pattern that should be in the fly box of any angler who fishes for trout or other freshwater species.
Usually available in the following hook sizes: 12 | 14 | 16