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How to Create Legs on a Pheasant Tail Nymph (48 of 56)

The final steps of creating a Pheasant Tail Nymph involve adding legs that sweep back from the head along the thorax. In this short video, Tim demonstrates his ingenious methods for finishing the fly without creating a lot of bulk at the front end. By using the back end of his bodkin, he pushes the materials into place. I also love his method for trimming the excess pheasant-tail fibers so cleanly.
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