This variation of the Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Jig is a popular fly in Gordon's box. Learning how to tie this style of fly is not difficult and perfect for the beginner fly tyer. Jig style flies are very effective and gaining popularity the last ten years or so. Mix and match and make your fly tying fun.
Learning how to tie the Pats Rubber Leg Stonefly can be challenging for the beginner fly tier because of the legs. Once you get used to dealing with the legs it's not bad. This is a fly pattern that all nymph fisherman must have in the box. That is if you like catching big fish.