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Rickard’s Callibaetis

Rickard’s Callibaetis Nymph Fly Tying Video Instructions

Rickards Callibaetis Nymph Fly Tying Directions StillwaterThe Rickard’s Callibaetis Nymph is a killer Lake and Stillwater Pattern.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis is best fished on a slow sinking intermediate fly line, with a slow retrieve.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis can be tied in many color variations depending on the color of the Callibaetis Nymphs found in specific Stillwaters.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis is best tied in #12 and #14, but can be tied smaller or larger if needed.  The Rickard’s Callibaetis is a must have for any western lake and is one of the most effective Stillwater flies!!

Rickard’s Callibaetis Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #12-14 Tiemco 3761 >>
Thread: Tan UTC 70 >>
Tail: Natural or Woodduck Mallard Flank >>
Rib: Small Copper Wire >>
Body: Hare’s Ear Hareline Dubbing >>
Legs: Grizzly Whiting High and Dry Rooster Cape >>
Casing: Natural or Woodduck Mallard Flank >>
Glue: Zap A Gap Brush On >>

Also Used In This Fly Tying Video:
Bobbin: Tiemco Ceramic Bobbin >>
Vise: Regal Medallion Vise >>
Scissors: DR Slick MicroTip Scissors >>
Whip Finisher: Umpqua Rotating Whip Finisher >>

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