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Monday, May 20, 2013

Green Spot Pheasant Tail

A quirky variation on the standard

pheasant tail fly pattern tutorial material list recipe

I was asked the other day about some of the patterns I'd found to be effective so far this spring. I rattled off a few patterns and then remembered several good fish that I'd taken on this nifty little PT variation. Nothing super-fancy, but a fun tie and it has a good little hot-spot. Plus, it incorporates some cool green dyed pheasant tail fibers.

Anyway, here's the skinny on it...

Hook: Gamakatsu R10-B #16
Thread: UTC Ultrathread 70 Denier, Black  -- Buy Here --
Thorax: Arizona Synth Dubbing, Peacock  -- Buy Here --
Legs: Coq de Leon or Hen Hackle fibers
Hotspot: Glo-Brite Floss, Orange
Coating: Clear Cure Goo Hydro

4 comments:

  1. i love throwing my own twists on existing flies. almost makes it a new pattern

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  2. Great lookin fly. Just curious what color the bead was that u used.

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  3. Might need to tie some of these...

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