Pheasant Tail Nymph

Anato-may Nymph - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-ANMPT
  • Price as low as: $0.98
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Size 12
Size 14
Size 16
Size 18

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
$1.20 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.10 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.03 ea.
12+ flies
$0.98 ea.
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CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
  • Code: N-CFPT
  • Price as low as: $1.18
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Size 12
Waiting List Size 14
Size 16

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
$1.44 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.32 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.24 ea.
12+ flies
$1.18 ea.
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Challenged Mayfly Emerger - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: D-CHME
  • Price as low as: $1.06
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Size 12
Size 14
Size 16
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
$1.29 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.19 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.11 ea.
12+ flies
$1.06 ea.
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Go 2 Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-G2PT
  • Price as low as: $1.03
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Size 14
Size 16
Size 18

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
$1.26 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.16 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.08 ea.
12+ flies
$1.03 ea.
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Hot Belly Pheasant Tail Pink Beadhead
  • Code: N-HPTP
  • Price as low as: $1.03
  • Quantity in Basket: none
Size 14
Waiting List Size 16
Size 18

Prices for Hot Belly Pheasant Tail Pink Beadhead
1-2 flies
$1.26 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.16 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.08 ea.
12+ flies
$1.03 ea.
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Jiggy CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
  • Code: N-JCPT
  • Price as low as: $1.30
  • Quantity in Basket: none
Size 8
Size 10
Waiting List Size 12
Waiting List Size 14

Prices for Jiggy CDC Flashback Pheasant Tail Tungsten Bead
1-2 flies
$1.59 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.46 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.37 ea.
12+ flies
$1.30 ea.
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Little Spanker - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-LSPT
  • Price as low as: $0.98
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Size 14
Size 16
Size 18

Prices for Little Spanker - Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.20 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.10 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.03 ea.
12+ flies
$0.98 ea.
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Mercury Flashback Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-MFBPT
  • Price as low as: $0.98
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Size 16
Size 18
Size 20
Waiting List Size 22

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
$1.20 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.10 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.03 ea.
12+ flies
$0.98 ea.
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Panty Dropper Nymph - Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-PANPH
  • Price as low as: $1.01
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Size 14
Size 16
Size 18
Size 20

Prices for Panty Dropper Nymph - Pheasant Tail
1-2 flies
$1.23 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.13 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.06 ea.
12+ flies
$1.01 ea.
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Pheasant Tail
  • Code: N-PHTA
  • Price as low as: $0.98
  • Quantity in Basket: none
Size 12
Size 14
Size 16
Size 18
Size 20
Size 22
Size 24

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
$1.20 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.10 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.03 ea.
12+ flies
$0.98 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated