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Pheasant Tail Nymph

The Pheasant Tail Nymph is a classic and versatile fly pattern renowned among fly anglers since its creation by Frank Sawyer in the 1950s. Originating in England, Sawyer designed this pattern to imitate mayfly nymphs, a staple in trout diets.

The fly features a slender body made from pheasant tail fibers, offering a lifelike appearance. Its success lies in its ability to mimic various aquatic insects, making it effective in a range of environments. To fish with the Pheasant Tail Nymph, use a dead-drift presentation near the riverbed, mimicking the natural movement of nymphs. Its effectiveness in imitating aquatic life makes it a must-have in any angler’s fly box.


Daiichi 1710
UTC 70 Denier — Dark Brown
Peacock Herl — Natural
Pheasant Tail — Natural
Ultra Wire, Small — Copper

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