Bob Krumm's Baetis Nymph
Flashback version tied by Bill Becher
This nymph imitates the widely found Baetis mayfly nymph.
Montana guide Bob Krumm tied this fly at the CVFF meeting in November 1998 and says it works great on the Big Horn River.
Hook: Tiemco 3769 size 16-18
Thread: Black 8/0
Tail: Brown grizzly Chicabou (hen saddle hackle)
Abdomen: Brown ViViva (Spandex)
Thorax: Marabou barbs from base of hackle feather.
Wing case: brown ViViva.
Flashback Version: Secure ViViva in step 4 and cut. Then tie in medium Pearl mylar tinsel and wrap forward as wingcase in step 6.
ViViva Spandex is available at Malibu Fish N' Tackle in various colors. It's great for making midge pupa and San Juan Worms too!