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Mighty May Baetis – Sloan’s

Sloan’s Mighty May Baetis Fly Tying Video Instructions

Sloans Mighty May Baetis Nymph Fly TyingThe Mighty May Baetis is a killer small mayfly nymph pattern.  The Mighty May Baetis can be tied in many different colors to imitate specific mayfly nymphs.  The fly in this video is the Baetis version, designed to imitate a small Blue Winged Olive or Baetis Mayfly Nymph.  The Mighty May Baetis can fish fished deep or in the mid column of the river.  The Mighty May Baetis is a super realistic, but still easy to tie mayfly nymph.  Give one a try!

Sloan’s Mighty May Baetis Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #14-20 Tiemco 2487 >>
Bead: 1/16″-3/32″ Cyclops Bead >>
Thread: Olive UTC 70 >>
Tail: Pheasant Tail >>
Body: Pearl Krystal Flash >>
Body2: Light Olive Life Flex >>
Thorax: Peacock Ice Dub Dubbing >>
Wingcase: Mottled Peacock Feather >>
Legs: Natural India Hen Back >>
Collar: Peacock Ice Dub Dubbing >>
Glue: Loon Fly Finish Thick >>
Curing Light: UV Laser >> or Loon Powerlight >>

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