Duracell Jig

Another nymph for the quiver


Duracell Jig
I haven't fished the duracell jig for more than a year or so, but it's quickly becoming one of my all-around go-to flies for Euro style nymphing as well as something to drop off of a big dry fly.

Originally created, near as I can tell from what I read online, by Craig McDonald, the Duracell has quickly become a favorite pattern among the Euro or Czech style nymphing crowd.

I'm very particular to Ice Dub and Hare'e Ice Dub, so when I saw this was created almost entirely from one of my favorite materials, I figured it had to be golden -- and it's been golden, no question.

If you tie, the tutorial follows. If you don't tie, we have some already whipped up for you here.



Nice Brown Nymphed up with a Duracell 


Material List


Hook: Fulling Mill Jig Hook #12 #2 (+) or
           Partridge Jig Hook #12 (+)
Bead: Plummeting Tungsten, 3.3mm, Nickel (+)
Thread: UNI 8/0, Camel  (+)
Tail: Coq De Leon Tailing, Dyed Brown (+)
Body & Thorax: Ice Dub, UV Brown (+)
Ribbing: UTC Ultra Wire, Small, Red (+)
Collar: Nature's Spirit CDC, Brown (+)

Other tools from the tutorial:
Stonfo Elite Rotodubbing Twister  (+)












Petitjean Long Blade Scissors (for use with Magic Tool)  (+)












Petitjean Magic Tool Set (+)