Haste thee, Nymph, and bring with thee Jest and youthful Jollity, Quips and Cranks and Wonton Wiles, Nods and Becks and wreathed Smiles.” John Milton

“Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery life a trout by nature.” D.H. Lawrence

“The Mountain Nymph, sweet Liberty” John Milton

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The fly is comprised of a size 14 nymph style hook, 8/0 black thread, Starling feather barbs for the tail, copper wire rib counter wound, black ostrich plume abdomen and thorax, black hen hackle fibers for  the wingcase and a Starling feather wound at front for legs. Very productive little fly in sizes 12-16.