The Jellybean Sowbug is a very simple pattern to tie and works well throughout the season on the Bighorn. Guide Bryen Venema ties his version of the Jellybean in this video. This pattern is available to purchase on our online store here as well.
Hook: 2X heavy wire scud (TMC 2457 or equivalent) Sizes 14-18
Thread: Fl. Fire orange or Red 8/0
Body: Wapsi Sow Scud Dub shrimp pink, or Cotton Candy dubbing works great as well
Hackle: Hen Neck – Light Dun
Bead: Red Glass bead (small)Tags: BIGHORN FLY PATTERNS, bighorn nymph fishing, Bighorn nymphs, Bighorn River 2020, Bighorn Sowbug, Jellybean Sowbug
This post was written by Pete Shanafelt