pheasant tail black tied by Barry Ord Clarke

Black pheasant tail nymph

Black Pheasant tail 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.

Black pheasant tail nymph pattern :

  • 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

How to tie Pheasant tail black nymph

Fly tying tools:

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

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