3 Higa’s SOS nymph fishing flies size 14. Gift for fly anglers. DIMENSIONS The photographs are close up, please see photograph number 10 for dimensions. WHAT IS INCLUDED The price is for 3 flies. HIGAS S.O.S. A deadly nymph tied on a curved hook with a silver tungsten bead, a fluorescent crimson thorax cover and Krystal Flash legs. Great for imitating the Baetis and other mayfly nymphs. Also a good attractor and searching pattern. PATTERN Hook – Kamasan B110 size 14 Bead – Tungsten silver 2.8mm Thread – UTC 70 denier black Tail – Pheasant Tail Fibres dyed black Rib – Uni soft wire neon silver small Body – UTC 70 denier black Legs – Krystal Flash black Thorax Cover – Glo Brite Fluorescent Yarn No. 3 – crimson Thorax – Snowshoe rabbit dyed black HISTORY Higa’s SOS was created by Utah based fishing guide, Spencer Higa to imitate the Baetis mayfly nymph. S.O.S., contrary to the nautical reference, stands for “save our skins” for the guides and anglers that have been using this wee cracker as a first choice nymph for several years now. Seasoned guide Spencer Higa knows what’s needed to consistently produce fish for his clients in tough conditions; his expertise is evident in the creation of his S.O.S. baetis nymph. The slender abdomen and fluorescent thorax gives the fly a very lifelike appearance underwater that fish can’t seem to refuse. FISHING THE FLY The S.O.S. is a highly effective baetis imitator that is excellent in rivers and streams. Baetis nymphs turn dark as they prepare to hatch which might explain why the S.O.S. is so effective. It imitates the baetis as well as several other mayfly nymphs making it a good searching pattern and the bright crimson wing case makes it a versatile attractor nymph and searching pattern. The tungsten bead helps the fly to get down quickly in the water column which makes it a good point fly for a team of unweighted nymphs. The S.O.S. can be used as a dropper on a weighted nymph rig and also works well in Euro nymphing rigs. I have used the fly with great success on the Argyll hill lochs under a buoyant dropper fly and also retrieving with the S.O.S. on a dropper and a lure on the point. When the fly is fished in a team with other nymphs or dries, it’s not unusual for the S.O.S. to hook most, if not all, of the fish, it’s that deadly. Having confidence in a fly can often result in more successful fishing trips and the S.O.S. is one of these very delicious looking flies. When the fish are after a wee black fly, this is an absolute cracker to tie on. A great gift for the angler in your life.
3 Higa’s SOS nymph fishing flies size 14. Gift for fly anglers.
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