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Skwala Stonefly Nymph // Tungsten Bead by Umpqua


Tied by Signature Tyer - Mike Mercer

Skwala hatches are hot these days. Many western shops and guides are filling their earliest river trips of the year for this moderate sized, and previously ignored, stonefly. During occasionally inclement weather around March, these bugs interest the largest trout and cause fishermen to don winter capilene and fleece for the first big feeding binge of the season. Dry flies in the snow! Not many fly designers have the hands for stone nymphs quite like Mike Mercer, so this bug was a no–brainer. – Just the right size (17 — 23 mm) – Just the right color, with the luster of Buggy Nymph blends. – Sili–Legs for motion, motion – Tungsten for the weight. Many fishermen are meeting this hatch on guided trips so Mike gave you a heavier fly, a guide fly.