American Pheasant Tail Nymph Pattern & Tying Instructions

Fly Tying Recipe: American Pheasant Tail Nymph
Hook:
2X-long nymph hook (here, a Daiichi 730), sizes 12-20.
Thread:
Brown, 6/0 or 70 denier.
Rib:
Copper Ultra Wire, small.
Tail and abdomen:
Dark brown pheasant tail fibers.
Legs and wingcase:
Dark brown pheasant tail fibers.
Thorax:
Peacock herl.
Head:
Brown thread.
Adhesives:
Head cement.
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