Fishing Tips: Setting Up a Nymph Rig

Check out this video from Wildfly Productions and Due South Outfitters outlining everything you need to know to set up a nymph rig. There’s many different ways to set up your rig, but this video does a great job of outlining the basics. Check it out!


  1. Nice video, Patrick. However, the knot that you used to attach the leader to the fly line is called a girth hitch and it NOT the know you want to use for that connection. A girth hitch will tighten against the fly line and cut into the fly line’s coating. This will greatly weaken the line.

    The proper knot to use is the Loop-to-loop knot (also known as a square knot). You can learn it here:

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