Sunday, January 1, 2023

 New 2023 Fly of the Month List is up!

Click Here!

January is the Bead-head Pheasant Tail Nymph

Photo Credit by Tammy Goodwater

Recipe / Materials List

  • Hook: Favorite 1xl - 2xl Nymph/Wet (sizes 10 - 18)

  • Bead: Gold Cyclops Eyes or Tungsten (appropriately sized)

  • Underbody: Round Lead Wire or Non-Toxic Substitute

  • Thread: 6/0 Danville's 70d Flymaster (or similar)

  • Tail: Ringneck Pheasant Tail Fibers

  • Rib: UTC Ultra-Wire (size/color of choice)

  • Abdomen: Ringneck Pheasant Tail Fiber

  • Thorax: Peacock Herl (3 or 4 strands, twisted)

  • Wingcase: Ringneck Pheasant Tail Fibers

  • Legs: Ringneck Pheasant Tail Fibers (tips)

Tying Instructions