Dandy Reiner has tied a lot of flies for us. Dandy owns Hatch Finders Fly shop (https://www.hatchfinders.com/) in Livingston, MT. She learned the art of fly tying from her father Dean, another of our favorites. Today she is tying a Double Beaded Stonefly Nymph pattern for us. She and her father Dean Reiner, tie almost all the flies in their shop. They focus on fly patterns that work on the nearby Yellowstone River and Yellowstone National Park.
Hook: Nymph hook sizes 10-16
Bead: 3.3mm for a size 12 hook, gold
Body: Peacock Herl
Tail & Legs: Goose biot, Black
Thread: Ultra Thread 140, Black
Shuck: Turkey Wing
Dandy has been a generous contributor to this site. Check out more of Dandy’s Patterns!
Floating Baetis Emerger – Dandy Reiner
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Caddis Soft Hackle – Dandy Reiner
Sulphur Dun – Dandy Reiner
Rusty Spinner – Dandy Reiner
The Purple Haze – Dandy Reiner
The Pink Lady – Dandy Reiner
CDC Spent Wing Midge – Dandy Reiner
Pink Pookie – Dandy Reiner
Spent Wing CDC Caddis – Dandy Reiner
Stock Body CDC Drake Dun – Dandy Reiner
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