Searching Nymph Patterns for Moving Water

Searching patterns are generic representations of  insects that trout are likely to eat.

According to Dave Hughes in his book  "Nymphs for Streams and Stillwaters" "The best searching nymph patterns -the Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear, Red Fox Squirrel, Herl Nymph, on and on - resemble more that one aquatic food form"

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Dave Whitlock's Red Fox Squirrel Series

Czech Nymphs

Fur Nymphs

Herl Nymphs

Wire and Tinsel Bodied Nymph