This is a very useful summer pattern. The Humpy seems to suggest a variety of different insects when tied in a range of sizes. It has buoyancy so can support a nymph in quite turbulent water. The Royal Humpy variation has white wings and is clearly visible in rough water.
|Hook||TMC 9300 size #10-#16|
|Thread||Danville 6/0 black|
|Overbody||Elk or deer hair|
|Abdomen||Red, green, yellow floss|
Green or blue metallic tinsel or peacock herl.
|Wing||Elk or deer hair tips or white calf body|