Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail

Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail by Tim Cammisa

Check out the great new fly tying tutorial by Tim Cammisa where he shared with us the two variations of the Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail, ‘one of the most popular nymphs of all time’, as he has mentioned. A definite must see!

Ingredients – 1st Variation

 

Ingredients – 2nd Variation

  • Hook: Allen Fly Fishing S402BL, Sizes 12-18
  • Bead: 2 mm Tungsten, Gold
  • Thread: 8/0 UNI, Olive Dun
  • Tail & Body: Pheasant Tail Fibers
  • Hot Spot: 6/0 UNI, Fire Orange
  • Ribbing: UNI, French Gold, Small
  • Thorax: Hemingway’s Peacock Dubbing
  • Hackle: Hen Hackle, Natural Brown

 

Hemingway's Realistic Mayfly Nymph Tails 2

Hemingway’s Realistic Mayfly Nymph Tails

 

Dubbing Dispenser - Peacock 2

Hemingway’s Peacock Dubbing Dispenser

 

Try tying this great fly yourself! Give us your comments below. Share photos of your Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail, or fish caught with this fly on our Facebook page.

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A fly fishing addict, the Founder and Managing Director of Frosty Fly. As part of research and development, occasionally tuned out somewhere by the river or by his vise.

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