Published Mar 25. 2016 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Apr 27. 2018

Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail

Like many others, I enjoy tying and fishing patterns that offer versatility, and the Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail is one that fits that criteria! This simple-to-tie pattern can be fished as a wet fly or an emerger, and with modifications, it can easily be tailored to be a successful pattern in your local waters. In this video, we go over the tying procedures, and then discuss some ways that you can vary the pattern to ensure success on the waterways you fish.

Featured in this video are the W501BL hooks from Allen Fly Fishing; you can find those hooks and many others at the following link:

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In this video, I reach out to the viewers and recommend others to share some of their favorite feather to tie soft hackles with in the "Comments" section below. Feel free to leave any additional questions/comments on this YouTube page, or you can email me:


Fly fishing for beginners can be difficult at first, thus be sure to stick with it and ask others for advice. If in the need for some helpful tips and other fly tying and fly fishing information, be sure to check out my "Trout and Feather" accounts on Facebook and Instagram...



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