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Fly-Fishing: Sawyer's wet fly inspired Kite

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Forced to name the smartest, most effective nymph ever made, many of us would choose the Pheasant Tail. The fibers of the pheasant tail feather that make up the fly have the perfect qualities: their color, especially when wet, matches that of many real nymphs, they give a segmented impression when wound around the hook shank and they have a fuzziness that suggests the tiny gills that run down the sides of so many aquatic ...

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