In this video I show you how to quickly tie a Brassie, one of the nymphs that everyone should have in their fly boxes.
Click here to watch the Brassie Video:
Brassie Fly Material List
Thread: Size 70 Ultra Thread black
Hook: Mustad C49S
Body: Small Copper Wire
Thorax (collar): Peacock
Bead: 1/8″ pink bead
Here’s a brief description of the history from Fly Fishing the Sierra:
The Brassie has it’s origins in the 1960’s along the shores of the South Platte River in Colorado. A number of tiers such as Ken Chandler, Tug Davenport, and Gene Lynch were known to have experimented with copper wire bodies. Click here to read more about the history.
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