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Dave Whitlock's Cricket Nymph
(Finished fly pictured below.)


  1. Dub at bend then tie in black rubber legs, black mono eyes, and orange rubber tag.

  2. Dub abdomen then tie in Raffine. Tie a knot with two strands of rubber flake legs then tie in one set on each side.

  3. Dub forward, tie in a strand of rubber and dub again. Fold the Raffine forward and tie off then fold it back and tie it off again.

  4. Tie in another strand of rubber flake for legs and dub to the eyes. Fold raffine over and trim.

Cricket Nymph

For a close-up look at 4 stages in the creation of this fly,
tied by Marcos Vergara, click on the Cricket Nymph above.
(One image per page, app. 15k each.)

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