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Jodies Dogsbody Fly

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About the Jodies Dogsbody Trout Fly

The Jodies Dogsbody is a remarkable variant of Harry Powell's original 1920s' Dogsbody, seemingly to represent a wide range of upwing naturals.

Expert Tip:

Remakable as it may seem, this a little known pattern has proven itself to out fish - for me- all other dry fly patterns . Roger Davies 2006

Creator of this trout fly: Roger Davies

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: Wales

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish


  • Hook : 8 - 14
  • Thread : Dark brown
  • Tail : Natural cock pheasant tail
  • Body : Pale dogs' hair
  • Wing : White CDC
  • Hackle : First grizzle then Red game

The red game hackle is wound on in front of the grizzle. A V is cut out of the underside hackle, allowing the fly to sit well on the surface

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