As any fly fisherman can attest, the Ringnecked Pheasant is a bird that has contributed greatly to the world of fly tying. This little fowl's feather can be used for everything from dry flies to the midges and nymphs that are a constant in any anglers fly box.
As you spend the next few months tying flies to replenish your supply for the upcoming spring, remember this little bird and all it has to offer.
And for you looking for simple flies - here are a few #14 Soft Hackles. Enjoy.