About the Claret Bumble Trout Fly
It is suggested that the Bumbles origins date back to Derbyshire in the 1500's when the fly was attached to a horsehair line. The fly when first alighting on the water was fished as a dapping fly, which slowly sank and fished as a wet hackle fly.
It has survived in flyboxes for more than 500 years because it works.
The palmered hackles mimic insect legs movement on the surface film.
F M Halford described the fly as " the priceless Bumble"
Creator of this trout fly: Anon
Tier of this trout fly: Paul Strasman
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams
- Hook : 8 - 12
- Tying Silk : Black or Claret
- Body : Claret seal fur or Claret tying silk
- Rib : Oval gold
- Palmered Hackle : Black and Claret cock, together
- Front Hackle : Tradional blue jay or Grey partridge or Guinea fowl dyed blue
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