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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