How to: Skip Nymph

Materials List:

  • Hook: TMC 3761 #12 to #18
  • Thread: 8/0 Uni rusty dun
  • Tail: Pheasant
  • Body: Hare’s ear
  • Back: Pheasant
  • Rib: Copper
  • Thorax: Hare’s ear
  • Wing case: Pheasant


This is a Skip Morris pattern, a cross between a hares ear and pheasant tail. It works well during the callibaetis hatches on the local lakes. Hebgen, Quake, and Henry’s lakes all have good callibaetis hatches starting in mid-July and lasting until mid-September.