Pheasant Rump Damsel

 

Pheasant Rump Damsel

hook Tiemco 200 or Mustad 9672
hook size(s) 8-12
thread black
tail Small clump of Olive dyed Pheasant Rump feather
rib Dk brown V-Rib (small) or similar product
body Olive dyed pheasant rump feather, dubbed thin and picked out
wingcase Rooster Pheasant tail fibers, pulled over and clipped
thorax Olive dyed Pheasant Rump feathers, tied on using dubbing loop
legs Optional…light brown works…or just use the Pheasant tail
legs wingcase fibers after you pull it over

notes: Pheasant rump fibers breath well and give fly a life-like realism. Pick out and make it look as buggy as possible after finishing fly. It can never be too ugly.

submitted by: Reed Batt at wildida@cyberhighway.com