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This is another on of my favorites when the trout need something to trigger takes. This pattern has caught brookies, rainbows, browns and steelhead.
You do not need to tie it on a jig hook, just sub your favourite nymph hook.
Hook: Jig #10 - 18 or Nymph in same sizes
Bead: Gold or Copper Tungsten; sized to hook
UnderBody:3-4 turns of Lead wrie sized to match hook
Thread: 8/0 Fire Orange
Tail: Coq De Leon; a good sub is Partridge fibres or lemon woodduck
Tag: Fire Orange Thread
Body: Pheasant Tail Fibres
Rib: Copper Wire
Thorax: Grey Fox Squirrel Blended with Pearl UV Ice Dub (10%) in Dubbing loop
Hot Spot: Fire Orange Thread