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nail fly

Fly Tie Information

Fly Title: nail fly
Tyer Name: tarheel fly flinger / Allen Peyton
Originator Name:
Entry Rating:   (3 votes)

Targeted Species

Shad

Details

Fishing Location: River
Fly Type: Shad Flies
Head:
Eyes:
Throat:
Body: fake nail
Rib:
Wings:
Thorax:
Hackle:
Tail: krystal flash
Tag:
Underbody: chenille
Hook:
Thread: nylon

Materials List

072A-3 Eagle Claw hook/2x
krystal flash color green
ice chenille- small
fake nail
super glue gel

Notes/Steps

straighten offset... bend shank to the curve of the nail.
2. tie in the krysyal flash for the tail.
3. tie in the tag end of the chenille
4. apply the gel lightly on the curved hook shank.
5. wrap the chenille
6. tie off at the eye of the hook. apply the gel on top of the chenille liberally .
7. place the nail on top of the glue, make sure its straight, let set and color nail fly with nail polish and fine glitter

Suggested Rod/Reel/Line

6-7wt

Members' Comments

Great looking fly Allen.
Posted 03-21-2010 by RouseD (Angler Member)
Great looking fly there Allen.....going to try this one soon for the upcoming shad season
Posted 02-06-2009 by Scott Hobbs (Angler Member)
GREAT LOOKING FLY..I KNOW FIRST HAND THAT IT WORKS.
Posted 02-06-2009 by YAKATTACK FLY FLINGER