Adding tungsten beads to mayfly patterns is relatively new.

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The Pheasant Tail Nymph is one of the most ubiquitous nymphs there is. Its dark brown color is useful for hundreds of mayfly species all of which are similar in their nymphal stage. This is one fly pattern you should have in all sizes. The great thing about this fly pattern is the addition of the tungsten bead that gets it down in a hurry to the feeding zone. For those who like to fish multiple mayfly nymph fly patterns, these are winners. Color, Pheasant Tail.
Sizes: 12, 14, 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great all-around fly to have in the arsenal No surface feeding? Tie this one on - hooked 5 nice rainbows on this fly this past weekend.
Date published: 2016-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Pig Sticker Nicely tied and delivered tung head PT. Tung heads delivers the fly deep in faster water to the gapping mouths of Pigs (Big Browns). Don't leave home without these!
Date published: 2015-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent nymph This too is a great nymph pattern. The quality from the Orivs flies are consistent and reliable. I have caught many trout on this nymph, both bead and non-bead in sizes 14 up to 10. I highly recommend.
Date published: 2011-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nymphs This nymph pattern is awesome. I use it on a dropper behind a foam hopper. It is great to use in mid summer. You should catch any species of trout with it. Also good for bream and bluegill.
Date published: 2010-09-11
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