This nymph imitates the pupa stage of a sedge as it ascends to the surface to hatch, so primarily a fly to use in the evening, when the trout are not preoccupied with the adults.

Material list for the Ascending Pupa

Hook: Size 12-16 Kamasan B100

Thread: Tan/primrose 8/0

Weight (optional): Thin lead foil  

Rib: Brown Flexi-Floss

Abdomen: Fine dubbing in pale olive and amber shades

Thorax: Hare/squirrel dubbing

Thorax cover: Black Thinskin 

Legs: Natural partridge