Re: Brook Trout Flies MegaSwap, Spring 29012
A question of preference?
I was taught to tie the Pheasant Tail Nymph with a peacock herl thorax. I wanted to go over this fly from several sources, to get it "correct" for the Swap, and I've now seen PTN's with thorax's made from peacock herl, florescent green antron yarn, several shades of green dubbing, and even one with green wire (wasn't a bead head) to give it weight.
So as I get ready to start my BH-PTN "mass production", are there any preferences? If no specific preferences, I'll likely use the peacock as I was taught, but I figured I'd ask....
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