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Floating Pheasant Tail Fly

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About the Floating Pheasant Tail Trout Flies Fly

The floating pheasant tail is fished with a greased leader in the surface film when fish can be seen "bulging" but not breaking the surface.

Expert Tip:

My flies are tied for the single, purely practical purpose, of catching fish. I fish primarily for trout, preferring to cast to rising fish or fish feeding near the surface.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Eric Pepper

Tier of this trout flies fly: Eric Pepper

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: USA, Idaho

This trout flies fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams

Dressings

  • Hook : Size 18.
  • Thread : Brown 6/0.
  • Tail : A few woodduck flank feather fibers.
  • Abdomen : Cock ringneck pheasant tail feather fibers.
  • Rib : 7X monofilament, for durability.
  • Wing : Dun Zelon.
  • Thorax : Same as abdomen, slightly fuller.

TMC 101.

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