Pheasant Tail & Plover

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Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by joaniebo » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:19 pm

Did another article today for our local TU Chapter's monthly newsletter and in going through some old pics, I found a scanned pic of a Pheasant Tail & Golden Plover fly that I tied back in 2009. Haven't tied any more of these since then but will have to add it to "The List" for tying this winter.

Hook – Daiichi 1550 or Mustad 3906 wet fly hook (sizes 12 – 16)
Thread – Pearsall Gold Gossamer silk (#6a)
Body – 3 to 5 pheasant tail fibers (depending on hook size)
Thorax – Hare’s Ear
Ribbing – Uni – Small or Extra Small gold colored wire
Hackle – 3 to 4 turns of Golden Plover
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Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by ScottP » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:36 pm

Very nice.

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Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by letumgo » Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:44 pm

That is a great pattern! I need to add some of these to my box soon.

Would you be willing to share your article with us, after it has been published? I would be very interested in reading it.
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Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by NJpatbee » Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:08 pm

Great fly! Your flies are giving me motivation to brave the bitter cold and buy a new lamp for my fly tying desk. The effect of the golden plover is very life-like and a hackle not in my inventory.
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Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by tie2fish » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:39 pm

Hard to beat that combination of materials. Beautiful flies.
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Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by joaniebo » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:47 pm

Thanks for the nice comments....warms the heart of an OLD guy during this cold winter.
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Re: Pheasant Tail & Plover

Post by Theroe » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:02 am

terrible - send to Theroe for proper disposal!!! :lol: :D
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