Matt Bennett is one of the most innovative fly designers these days. From Texas Hill Country bass to high country trout in Colorado, Matt has a full set of tying skills in his arsenal. This video is Matt’s full tying demo of his jig and rubber legs variation on the classic Whitlock’s Fox Squirrel Nymph.
This has quickly become one of our favorite stonefly jig nymphs to fish on our local freestones under an indicator or on a Euro nymph set up. Built to plummet, you can change the size and colors to match a variety of bugs, but we find this one is a great imitation of the golden stoneflies found on our local Piedra River and many other rivers here in Colorado. Add some lead wraps for even more weight when fishing deep pocket water or during runoff