21 May 2014 Brassies are a lot like Zebra Midges in the way that they can be tied in a large variety of colors. I like to tie mine in a size 18 with a silver bead. Here I will 26 Jan 2018 14 Jan 2012 11 Jan 2012 23 May 2011 14 Jan 2012 20 Feb 2013 The Brassie Hook: Mustad C49SNP # 6-22 www.mustad.no/productcatalog/product.php?id=177 Tying thread: Dyneema Body: Copper wire Head: Mixed hares ear dubbing Its normal to weight nymphs with and under body of lead, but on small flies its sometimes desirable to maintain a slim but at the 11 Jan 2012 Step by Step tying instructions for the Brassie Buzzer. A simple but effective fly pattern used to imitate the pupa of a buzzer or Chironomid. The brassie is weighted using the wire that is wound for the body. Many Brassies were originally tied using a TMC 200R or TMC 3761 hook in sizes 12-18 which represented caddis pupa. These are used within stream or river situations. There has been a trend to tie the pattern onto scud-type hooks such as Daiichi 1260 or TMC 2457 in smaller sizes, 16-22, to mimic midge pupa.