Records' Sexy Walt's Worm Variation - Fly Tying Tutorial

OVERVIEW

In this fly tying tutorial, we show you how to tie a highly effective Walt’s Worm variation, the Records’ Sexy Walt’s Worm. We provide detailed step-by-step instructions on how to tie the fly, the hook range, alternative materials you can use, and how to fish it effectively.

The video demonstrates tying this nymph on a size 16 jig style hook with a slotted tungsten bead, perfect for euro nymphing.

MATERIALS

  • Hook: Size 16 Barbless Jig Style Hook
  • Bead: Silver 2.8mm Slotted Tungsten Bead
  • Wire: .010 Lead-Free Wire
  • Thread: 6/0 Veevus Fluorescent Orange
  • Ribbing: Micro Flashabou in Pearl
  • Dubbing Material 1: Wapsi Sow Scud – Rainbow
  • Dubbing Material 2: Hairline Hare’s Ear – Natural
  • Dubbing Mixure: 2/3 Hare’s Ear to 1/3 Sow Scud
  • Other: Super Glue

Alternative Materials

  • Hook: Scud or straight nymph hook for size #18-20
  • Bead: 2.3mm for a size #16. Will make two bead sizes for most hook sizes
  • Thread: 8/0-16/0 Veevus Flourescent Orage or 70D UTC Fire Orange
  • Ribbing: Sulky Tinsel in Silver Metalic

BEAD & HOOK SIZE CHART

Use this helpful chart to know what hook and bead size to pair together for jig style hooks with slotted beads.

Fly Tying Jig Hook & Bead Sizing Chart for Euro Nymphing

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