A one-material fly: aftershaft body and brown hackle, both from partridge.
A classic nymph pattern that should be in your box: the Hare’s Ear & Copper.
Hook: Partridge CZ #14
Body: Hare’s ear mixed with Hare’s mask underfur
Taking the PT down to the smallest tungsten bead I have: 1.5mm, it fits on the #24 as well, but the proportions is a bit off, so I would need a 1mm bead for that and down. These nymphs are really small, but keeping a good variation in size of the PT can’t go wrong
Compared with the #12 I did the other day:
Hook: Allen F-007 #12
Thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
Tail: Pheasant Tail
Body: Pheasant Tail
Thorax: Hareline Hare’s Ear Plus Chocolate Brown
Wing Case: Pheasant Tail
Legs: Mallard Flank
Bead: 3.0mm Tungsten Gold flysite.co.nz
Tying up some slightly longer and slimmer PT nymphs than I have tied up before. The legs on the side is a good visual clue and the gold head should get this down, but will make a version with lead in the thorax as well to make some even heavier.