Hook: Daiichi 1560 or another 1X-long nymph hook, sizes 16 to 12. Bead: 5/64-inch gold bead. Thread: Size 8/0 (70 denier), color to match the body. Tail: Fine deer hair, natural with dark tips. Body: Mink dubbing in shades of gray, tan, brown or olive. Rib: Narrow gold wire. Collar: Fine deer hair.