Pheasant Tail Nymph

Anato-may Nymph - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-ANMPT
  • Price as low as: $1.06
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Size 12 (25 Available)
Size 14 (95 Available)
Size 16 (71 Available)
Size 18 (100 Available)

The Anato-May nymph is anatomically similar to most brown/tan mayfly nymphs. Get the reason for its name?

The Anato-May is effective at imitating the following mayfly nymphs:

  • Baetis
  • Dark Green Drake
  • Flav or Lesser Green Drake
  • Green Drake - Western
  • Hendrickson
  • Isonychia
  • March Brown
  • Pale Morning dun
  • Pink Lady or Slate Brown
  • Quill Gordon
  • Red Quill
  • Sulphur Dun
Prices for Anato-may Nymph - Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.61 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.42 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.21 ea.
12+ flies
$1.06 ea.
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CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
  • Code: N-CFPT
  • Price as low as: $1.33
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Waiting List Size 12
Size 14 (240 Available)
Size 16 (237 Available)

There are over 600 mayfly nymph species, of which most are brown, and very similar in appearance to the Pheasant Tail Nymph. 

 The CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead Nymph is an improved version that includes a copper tungsten bead, used to sink the fly quickly, and CDC soft hackle to add movement as the fly drifts in the current.

Use this pattern as a mayfly nymph imitation or attractor nymph, and plan on getting bit!
Prices for CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
1-2 flies
$2.02 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.78 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.52 ea.
12+ flies
$1.33 ea.
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Challenged Mayfly Emerger - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: D-CHME
  • Price as low as: $1.06
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 12 (66 Available)
Waiting List Size 14
Size 16 (221 Available)
Waiting List Size 18

Use this trout fly to imitate any brown mayfly, struggling to hatch into an adult.
Prices for Challenged Mayfly Emerger - Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.61 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.42 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.21 ea.
12+ flies
$1.06 ea.
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Go 2 Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-G2PT
  • Price as low as: $1.06
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 14 (49 Available)
Size 16 (15 Available)
Size 18 (106 Available)

There are over 600 mayfly nymph species, of which most are brown, and very similar in appearance to the Pheasant Tail Nymph. 

The Go 2 Pheasant Tail Nymph is an improved version that uses soft hackle fibers and a wing case to add movement as the fly drifts in the current.

Use this pattern as a mayfly nymph imitation or attractor nymph.
Prices for Go 2 Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.61 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.42 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.21 ea.
12+ flies
$1.06 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated
 
Hot Belly Pheasant Tail Pink Beadhead
  • Code: N-HPTP
  • Price as low as: $1.06
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 14 (11 Available)
Waiting List Size 16
Size 18 (5 Available)

Prices for Hot Belly Pheasant Tail Pink Beadhead
1-2 flies
$1.61 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.42 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.21 ea.
12+ flies
$1.06 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated
 
Jiggy CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
  • Code: N-JCPT
  • Price as low as: $1.36
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 8 (26 Available)
Size 10 (463 Available)
Waiting List Size 12
Size 14 (117 Available)

Prices for Jiggy CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
1-2 flies
$2.06 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.81 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.54 ea.
12+ flies
$1.36 ea.
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Little Spanker - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-LSPT
  • Price as low as: $1.02
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 14 (52 Available)
Waiting List Size 16
Size 18 (22 Available)

Prices for Little Spanker - Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.54 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.36 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.16 ea.
12+ flies
$1.02 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated
 
Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-MFBPT
  • Price as low as: $0.99
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 16 (6 Available)
Size 18 (45 Available)
Size 20 (83 Available)
Size 22 (36 Available)

The mercury flashback pheasant tail is tied with a small highly reflective bead, which gives the appearance of a gas bubble, used by the natural insect to float to the surface. 

The pheasant tail pattern is very effective, and the bead makes it even more effective!

This fly is very effective when fished as a dropper fly.
Prices for Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.50 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.32 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.12 ea.
12+ flies
$0.99 ea.
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Panty Dropper Nymph - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-PANPH
  • Price as low as: $1.04
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 14 (2 Available)
Size 16 (93 Available)
Size 18 (88 Available)
Size 20 (50 Available)

Prices for Panty Dropper Nymph - Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.58 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.39 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.18 ea.
12+ flies
$1.04 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated
 
Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-PHTA
  • Price as low as: $0.99
  • Quantity in Basket: none
 
Size 12 (208 Available)
Size 14 (201 Available)
Size 16 (143 Available)
Size 18 (326 Available)
Size 20 (99 Available)
Size 22 (210 Available)
Size 24 (128 Available)

There are over 600 mayfly nymph species, of which most are brown, and very similar in appearance to the Pheasant Tail Nymph. 

 Originally tied by Frank Sawyer, this pattern has been tweaked over the years, and continues to catch amazing numbers of fish. Keep a good selection of this trout fly.

The Pheasant Tail accurately matches the Hatch of the following Mayflies:
  • Baetis
  • Dark Green Drake
  • Flav or Lesser Green Drake
  • Green Drake - Western
  • Green Drake - Eastern
  • Grey Drake
  • Hendrickson 
  • Pale Morning Dun
  • Pink Lady or Slate Brown Nymph
  • Quill Gordon
  • Red Quill
  • Sulphur Dun
  • White Winged Sulfur Dun

Additionally, it works well as a Midge imitation!
Prices for Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.50 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.32 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.12 ea.
12+ flies
$0.99 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated