Fly Tying a Cahaba Gobbler – Soft Hackle Wet Flies with Ringneck Pheasant

Created by Jammy Erwin of Alabama, the Cahaba Gobbler can be fished as a big wet fly for warmwater bass and panfish, or as a small streamer in any trout water.

Hook: #8-12 Wet or streamer, 2-3x long
Thread: Peacock blue
Tag: Red floss
Tail: Brown ringneck pheasant shoulder feather fibers
Rib: Gold or yellow wire
Body: Brown rabbit dubbing
Throat: Red wool
Wing: Brown ringneck pheasant shoulder feather fibers
Head: Blue thread

Author: Matt O