Virtual Nymph VN Stoneclinger Head & Wing Plates- The world's rivers are teeming with stoneclinger Mayfly nymphs. Many fly tyers find them hard to imitate due the distinctive shape of these nymphs. Using Virtual Nymph Stoneclinger Head and Wing plates now make tying these insects very easy.
How to use of Virtual Nymph VN Stoneclinger Head & Wing Plates:
After you have tied in you tails and body select the correct size head and wing plate. Cut it out using scissors. Tie in upside down over the hook eye. Tie in your 6 legs then fold over and secure with glue or epoxy resin. Stoneclinger head and wing plates are made using a tough water proof polymer, however, they can be colored with permanent marker pens. Sealing the wing buds and head with a matte varnish or glue will help the general aesthetics and also protect them for longer use. The 4mm is a great size for roughly size 12 to 16 stoneclinger patterns, like Epeorus and Stenonema.
Sizes: 4mm. 5mm and 6mm are also available by special order.