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While there are no secret patterns that are guaranteed to catch fish every time you are on the water, the closest thing to it would be the Pheasant Tail Flashback nymph. This generalist nymph pattern is close enough in color to a host of invertebrate species that - when fished in a number of sizes - can be used to effectively imitate almost any mayfly or stonefly nymph.
Our pheasant tail nymphs are tied with beadheads to help them sink into the zone where the fish hold, and have flashbacks to help seduce the strike from reluctant fish.
Fly Category: Generalist Pattern
Family: Mayflies, Stoneflies
Species: Blue Quill, Blue Winged Olive, Brown Drake, Brown Dun, Caenidae (Angler's Curse), Grey Drake, Hendrickson, Mahogany Dun, March Brown, Red Quill, Slate Drake, Trico, Western Green Drake, Skwala, Golden Stonefly, Early Brown Stonefly, Chloroperlidae, Winter Black Stoneflies
Life Stage: Nymph
We pride ourselves in the production of quality flies and fishing gear, and want our customers to be 100% satisfied with every purchase they make from Ascent Fly Fishing. That's why we are happy to offer a 30 day return policy on all items that are unused, are in brand new condition, and come back with their original tags and packaging. Items that are returned beyond 30 days will be eligible for store credit, which will be issued in the form of a gift certificate. Items returned without their original packaging and tags, or items that have been used are not eligible for return.
This policy applies to all products we sell with the exception of terminal tackle (leaders, tippets, weights, floatants, indicators, etc.), digital downloads, classes, sale items and Biologist Crafted Fly Selections.
A 10% restocking fee will apply.
The Client will be responsible for paying the shipping costs to return the item. Shipping costs are nonrefundable.
Flash back killer
Posted by Unknown on 16th Feb 2021
This fly is a killer on the lakes I fish. These look as good as any in my box, but durability is the key to this pattern. If they last more than four fish it’s a winner...we’ll see in April/May with ice off!
Posted by Alan Koop on 14th Sep 2018
These are quality flies at a great price. They have and will catch fish!!!