A trip out to the Smokies inspired this little Tellico nymph variation. Yellow is huge on trout flies out there, so the lemon flank feathers fit nicely.
- Hook: #14 wet
- Thread: Black 8/0 UNI
- Tail: Lemon wood duck flank
- Body: Yellow GSP or floss
- Rib: Copper wire
- Shellback: Pheasant tail fibers, folded over body and rib
- Thorax: Peacock herl
- Hackle: Rust brown/white hen hackle
Check out some more flies tied with lemon wood duck here….