Category Three - Tungsten Bead Nymphs

 

 

101

101

Sometimes you need a large heavy search pattern. 101 covers all the bases with its heavy tungsten bead and rubber legs.

Hook: Tiemco 2302

Sizes available: 10, 12

All Black

All Black

Turn over any rock on most rivers and there will be lots of small black stuff crawling around. Black flies are a critical component in any fly box. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Big T Caddis

Big T Caddis

The Big T is named after the Mighty Tongariro River on the Central Plateau of the North Island of New Zealand, where it has proven to be very effective in low clear conditions. This genereric green caddis pattern has earned its place in the flybox.Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14

Cheeky Fella Black

Cheeky Fella Black

More often than not something small and black will fool the wariest of trout in the gin clear waters of New Zealand. Get this fly up in front of fish with a good presentation and there is a pretty good chance they will eat it. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Cheeky Fella Olive

Cheeky Fella Olive

Kick over some stones on most rivers worldwide and you will see a bunch of small green nymphs wriggling about. Enough said! Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set..

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Code Red

Code Red

The first person to hook a fish on this fly was legendary intrepid angler Gretchen from Colorado. We have now been fishing together for two weeks every year for over 15 years. After being hooked, the fish promptly swam around a log. Gretchen looked at me and said "This is a Code Red Situation" and there the fly was named. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Consultant UV Olive

Consultant UV Olive

On ocassions fish like something bright with a high Ultra-Violet content. This fly can be very effective in the Taupo fishery especially in low clear conditions.Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12

Consultant UV Pink

Consultant UV Pink

On ocassions fish like something bright with a high Ultra-Violet content. This fly can be very effective in the Taupo fishery especially in low clear conditions.Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12

Crucial Ant

Crucial Ant

For years I have been trailing small Ant dry flies behind a larger dry to sipping fish. This pattern started life as a foam dry ant. At times the ant did not float too well and I was amazed at how often fish would eat it after it had sunk. So he we have the sinking version the Crucial Ant. On ocassions fish like something bright with a high Ultra Violet content. This fly can be very effective in the Taupo fishery especially in low clear conditions.Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 14, 16

Flashback Pheasant Ultra-Violet

Flashback Pheasant Tail Ultra-Violet

You can't have enough Pheasant Tail variants. This one has an Ultra-Violet flashback with an epoxy coating. At times trout love flies with a bit of Ultra-Violet in them. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Flashback Pheasant Red

Flashback Pheasant Tail Red

You cant have enough Pheasant Tail variants. This one has a red flashback with an epoxy coating. For some reason trout love flies with a bit of red in them. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Gummers Carpet Caddis (BTB)

Gummers Carpet Caddis (BTB)

A generic jig caddis nymph pattern for lowland rivers or boisterous boulder-strewn waterways where caddis are present in high numbers or a larger profile draws attention in fast water.


Available in two variants. Use the black tungsten bead version for stealth or the pink tungsten bead version for attraction.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Gummers Carpet Caddis (PTB)

Gummers Carpet Caddis (PTB)

A generic jig caddis nymph pattern for lowland rivers or boisterous boulder-strewn waterways where caddis are present in high numbers or a larger profile draws attention in fast water.


Available in two variants. Use the black tungsten bead version for stealth or the pink tungsten bead version for attraction.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Gummers Generic Crusher (BTB)

Gummers Generic Crusher

A consistently high performing pattern on clear waterways throughout the world. Enough flash and colour, but not too much. A go-to searching pattern where less is more.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Gummers Ultra Tactical PTN (CTB)

Gummers Ultra Tactical PTN

When fish become more selective on mayfly/baetis a thin profile pheasant tail nymph works best. For rainbows and browns in nearly every waterway around the world this jig will pull em when the going gets tough!

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Habanero Lavender

Habanero Lavender

A great fish catcher featuring a gold tungsten bead. Designed by Dustin Habener. Available in three colour variants.

Sizes available: 14

Habanero Olive

Habanero Olive

A great fish catcher featuring a gold tungsten bead. Designed by Dustin Habener. Available in three colour variants.

Sizes available: 14

Habanero Tan

Habanero Tan

A great fish catcher featuring a gold tungsten bead. Designed by Dustin Habener. Available in three colour variants.

Sizes available: 14

Hare & Copper Black

Hare & Copper (BTB)

This is the black tungsten beaded variation of the classic New Zealand Hare & Copper. Hares fur blended with a small amount of copper flash. I can't claim this one, it was first shown to me by legendary Poronui guide Ben Hall. Ben no longer guides but chooses to fly helicopters instead, something which he is very good at. He regularly transports fishing clients and I around and he relives his old guiding days vicariously through us. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hare & Copper Copper

Hare & Copper (CTB)

This is the copper tungsten beaded variation of the classic New Zealand Hare & Copper. Hares fur blended with a small amount of copper flash. I can't claim this one, it was first shown to me by legendary Poronui guide Ben Hall. Ben no longer guides but chooses to fly helicopters instead, something which he is very good at. He regularly transports fishing clients and I around and he relives his old guiding days vicariously through us. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hare & Copper Gold

Hare & Copper (GTB)

This is the gold tungsten beaded variation of the classic New Zealand Hare & Copper. Hares fur blended with a small amount of copper flash. I can't claim this one, it was first shown to me by legendary Poronui guide Ben Hall. Ben no longer guides but chooses to fly helicopters instead, something which he is very good at. He regularly transports fishing clients and I around and he relives his old guiding days vicariously through us. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hare & Copper Red

Hare & Copper (RTB)

This is the red tungsten beaded variation of the classic New Zealand Hare & Copper. Hares fur blended with a small amount of copper flash. I can’t claim this one, it was first shown to me by legendary Poronui guide Ben Hall. Ben no longer guides but chooses to fly helicopters instead, something at which he is very good. He regularly transports fishing clients and I around and relives his old guiding days vicariously through us.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hare & Copper UV Black

Hare & Copper UV (BTB)

This is the classic New Zealand Hare & Copper with added UV attraction and a black tungsten bead.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hoover Black

Hoover Black

I dont know where I would be without this fly, it is my go to pattern. It has caught fish for me all over the world in places I have been fortunate enough to fish. This is its black tungsten bead variation. On its first outing I was guiding a young Australian Brett Haig. The fishing happened to be sensational and he asked me the name of the fly and at that time it was yet to be named. He said "let's call it a hoover as it sucks up every fish in the stream." I am still fishing with Brett but the word 'young' no longer applies! Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hoover Copper

Hoover Copper

I dont know where I would be without this fly, it is my go to pattern. It has caught fish for me all over the world in places I have been fortunate enough to fish. This is its copper tungsten bead variation. On its first outing I was guiding a young Australian Brett Haig. The fishing happened to be sensational and he asked me the name of the fly and at that time it was yet to be named. He said "let's call it a hoover as it sucks up every fish in the stream." I am still fishing with Brett but the word 'young' no longer applies! Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Hoover Gold

Hoover Gold

I dont know where I would be without this fly, it is my go to pattern. It has caught fish for me all over the world in places I have been fortunate enough to fish. This is its gold tungsten bead variation. On its first outing I was guiding a young Australian Brett Haig. The fishing happened to be sensational and he asked me the name of the fly and at that time it was yet to be named. He said "let's call it a hoover as it sucks up every fish in the stream." I am still fishing with Brett but the word 'young' no longer applies! Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

Magic May

Magic May

Small dark mayflies are abundant in New Zealand and this generic immitation does its job. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Pole Position

Pole Position

For some unknown reason, brown trout in particular seem to love this fly. It also work particulary well in really slow water when fish have a long time to inspect the fly. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 12, 14, 16

Prince of UV

Prince of UV

Most of us are familiar with the power of the Prince nymphs. This is a purple bodied variant with a high Ultra-Violet content. It works exceptionally wel in slightly coloured water. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14

York Black

York Black

Another Pheasant Tail variant with ice blue dubbing in the thorax. This is the black tungsten bead version. A firm favorite with trout worldwide. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

York Copper

York Copper

Another Pheasant Tail variant with ice blue dubbing in the thorax. This is the copper tungsten bead version. A firm favorite with trout worldwide. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16

York Gold

York Gold

Another Pheasant Tail variant with ice blue dubbing in the thorax. This is the gold tungsten bead version. A firm favorite with trout worldwide. Tied on a Tiemco 2457 super strong curved nymph hook with a wide gape. Curved wide gape hooks give you a better hook set.

Sizes available: 10, 12, 14, 16