The Pheasant Tail nymph is still one of my all time favorites. It is not just one color any more, natural. I tie and fish my Pheasant Tail nymphs in 5 colors, for this article I tied 2 more new colors.
I fish a black and olive more than the natural Pheasant Tail nymph. With the advent of the colored beads it adds another level to the Pheasant tail Nymph.
The pheasant tail nymph today is still a thing of beauty. They are a fairly quick tie and a lot of variations. Go ahead a give them a try.
Standard Pheasant Tail Nymph. Colors from left to right, rusty brown, chartreuse, black, olive, black/red, red & natural.
A few variations of the BH Pheasant Tail Nymph, Blue, red, Mercury natural & natural.
BH red pheasant tail nymph
BH natural flash back pheasant tail nymph
BH blue pheasant tail nymph
Natural pheasant tail nymph
Black and red pheasant tail nymph
Just a few colors of pheasant tails. Black, natural, chartreuse, olive, rusty brown, red & blue