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Tarcher Pheasant Tail

Tarcher Pheasant Tail Fly Tying Video Instructions

The Tarcher Style Pheasant Tail is tied on a Gamakatsu C12u Hook.  This gives the fly “implied” movement.  Meaning the fly appears to be wiggling and moving, even on a stationary hook.  The Tarcher Pheasant Tail can be tied in many different ways.  It can be tied upside down, to the side and everything in between.  I like to tie mine on the side (as seen in the video).  The Tarcher Style is just a different take on the traditional pattern, and very effective on trout as well!!

Tarcher Pheasant Tail Fly Recipe:
Hook: #10-16 Gamakatsu C12U
Thread: Red Veevus 14/0
Tail: Pheasant Tail
Body: Pheasant Tail
Rib: Copper Brassie Wire
Casing: Pheasant Tail
Legs: Pheasant Tail
Thorax: Peacock Herl

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