Miller Nymph – Fly Tying Appalachian/Great Smoky Mountain Trout Patterns

Another pattern from Pat Proffitt of Sevier County, Tennessee, the Miller Nymph is a lightly dressed, easy-to-tie fly that is excellent for the faster waters or deeper pools in the Smoky Mountain streams.

Hook: #6-16 Nymph
Thread: Rusty brown or orange
Weight: 0.015 or to match hook size
Tail: Brown goose biots
Body: Muskrat dubbing
Hackle: Brown rooster hackle

Author: Matt O