Frenchie PT Nymph

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Frenchie Pheasant Tail

Materials:

  • TMC 2302 Size 12-14 Hook
  • 1/8” Black Tungsten Bead
  • Brown UTC 70 Thread
  • Pheasant Tail
  • UTC Peacock Holo Tinsel
  • Wapsi Mottled Turkey Quill
  • Wapsi Golden Stone Awesome ‘Possum
  • Gold UTC Brassie Wire

Directions:

  1. Start by putting the bead on your hook and putting in the vice.
  2. Wrap the thread behind the bead and secure to the hook, cut off any excess.
  3. Wrap the thread to the end of hook then taking a small amount of pheasant tail tie in the tail of the fly.
  4. Take a couple wraps up to were you will form the thorax of the fly and tie in the wire and the holo tinsel.
  5. Cut off 3-4 turkey quills and tie them in at the tail of the hook. Take your thread to bead of the hook. Using a hackle plier take the turkey quills up to the bead of the hook and secure them in with your thread.
  6. Pull your holo tinsel up and over the fly to the bead of the fly then secure.
  7. Candy cane the wire up to bead of the hook and secure the wire with your thread.
  8. Take the Awesome ‘Possum and apply to the thread to make a loose dubbing noodle. Wrap this dubbing noodle several times behind the bead then whip finish.

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