pheasant tail black, how to tie by Barry Ord Clarke

How to tie the pheasant tail black

Pheasant tail black nymph

A little, effective variant of the classic that you can fish in both still and running water all year round. A couple of nice techniques here to take further on other patterns.

Fly tying materials for pheasant tail black :

  • Hook: Partridge_Sprite barbless wet fly # 10
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
  • Tail: Pheasant tail dyed black
  • Rib: Fine silver wire
  • Abdomen: Pheasant tail dyed black
  • Thorax: Peacock dub green/black
  • Wing case legs: Pheasant tail dyed black
  • Head: Black

Video tutorial how to tie Pheasant tail black nymph

Used fly tying tools:

Petitjean Swiss-Vise Master
Petitjean TT Bobbin
Stonfo Pettine Comb Brush

Fly Tester – Take your fly tying to the next level

Fly Tester

Nesting Hair Stacker set