Angelcase Pheasant Tail

Tied by Jeremy Barela
Photo by Jeremy Barela

Hook: Daiichi 1130 #14-20
Bead: Copper bead to fit hook
Tail: Pheasant tail fibers
Abdomen: Pheasant tail fibers wrapped to thorax
Rib: Small copper wire
Thorax: Peacock swords wrapped
Wingcase: UV Sparkle Dub

This is another great baetis pattern that can be fished anywhere. It works great as a one-nymph setup or as a dropper behind a larger nymph or dry fly. Tie this pattern in various sizes so you can match the hatch when you are out on your favorite stream!