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Summer Pheasant

tied by btrout
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Western Canada,
Material List:
Salmon hook # 6
Tag and rib fine gold tinsel.
Tail Golden Pheasant crest.
Body gold holographic tinsel.
Hackle Ringneck pheasant flank.
Wing married yellow duck and turkey.

Tying Instructions: Tie in tag, run up to junction of hook and back.
4 turns of tag.
Tie in G.P. crest even with hook bend.
Tie in gold tinsel run up to to junction with hook and back.
Run up tinsel to approx 1/8" from eye and tie off.
Run rib up approx 5 turns and tie off.
Tie in hackle by tip fold back fibers 4 turns and tie off.
Marry a strip of yellow duck and turkey in a pair of wings tie in.
Whip finish and varnish.
Presentation Tips: On the swing

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