Published Apr 24. 2013 - 10 years ago
Updated or edited May 15. 2019

Hot Belly Pheasant Tail

In this "Two Minute Fly Tying" tutorial, I wanted to share an effective pattern that is equally quick to tie, the Hot Belly Pheasant Tail. In this version, I have opted to remove the legs, and instead pull out sections of the thorax with velcro, thereby creating the impression of legs on the nymph. Have fun tying this pattern, and don't be afraid to vary the thorax with other dubbing; the "hot belly" is intended as a hot spot, and the possibilities are endless.
Featured in this tutorial are the N203/N203BL Shrimp & Caddis hooks from Allen Fly Fishing; their link is:
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Tim Cammisa

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