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Pheasant Tail Nymph (UK)

Hook Wet Fly Standard Hook, sizes 10 - 16
Tail Three strands of cock pheasant tail fibre
Rib Fine copper wire
Body Natural reddish fibres from cock pheasant centre tail feather, wound more thickly at shoulder to simulate a thorax
Wing None
Hackle Short red game cock hackle
Head Clear varnish over yellow thread (or gold bead)
Use The all-time general purpose nymph. Can be leaded if desired.

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