Pheasant Tail


Fly of the Month - May, 2019
Red Pheasant Tail Nymph

Red Pheasant Tail Nymph
Printable Version

A very successful variation of the Pheasant Tail Nymph.


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Materials

Hook:Tiemco 200R Sz 20-12 or equivalent nymph hook.
Thread:Camel 8/0.
Body:Pheasant tail Fibers.
Weight (Optional):Copper Tungsten or clear glass bead sized to hook.
Tail:Pheasant Tail fibers.
Wing Case:Pearl Mylar.
Legs:Dark Red or Brown Indian Hen Hackle.
Ribbing:Red Wire sized to hook.
Thorax:Peacock Herl.

Fishing Hints:
Fish the stonefly under an indicator on the bottom or near the bottom.

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Tying Instruction

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Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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