A complete Golden Pheasant Head and Crest for salmon flies. Golden Pheasant Crests make beautiful tails and toppings on salmon flies. The Tippets are ideal for tails and wings.
Golden Pheasant Complete Head & Crest
Tying Tip: Pluck all the feathers off the crest and soak them in warm water. Then lay them over a bottle or cylinder and allow them to dry. This will straighen the feather and help it sit correctly on the hook.
Tying Tip #2: Select the exact part of the feather that will be tied to the hook. Take your non-cerrated flat nosed pliers and crimp the feather and flatten the stem at the tie in spot. This will help the feather sit straight on the hook.
Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.He opened Alaska Fly Fishing Goods in 1998.
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