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Beacon Beige Fly

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About the Beacon Beige Trout Flies Fly

Peter Deane based his fly the Beacon Beige on an earlier pattern 'Beige'. Reputedly renamed after a local hill Culmstock Beacon, he may have linked the names because both the hill and the fly are highly visible.

This simple pattern that sits so proudly on the water has been deceiving trout for so long it is a definite must for every fly fisherman's fly box.

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The history of the original fly, called the 'Beige' dates back to the time of the first world war, when it is reputed that a member of the Wills family created this pattern whilst on leave from the Somme in 1916.

It is hard to imagine a tough war veteran sitting down at the fly tying bench and creating such a delicate fly after what he must have witnessed.

Yet we all can experience the tranquil pleasure of being at the side of the water with fly rod in hand - how truly therapeutic.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Peter Deane

Tier of this trout flies fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: England

This trout flies fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams


  • Hook : 12-16.
  • Thread : Brown or black.
  • Tail : Grizzle or Plymouth Rock cock hackle fibres.
  • Body : Stripped peacock quill.
  • Hackles : Grizzle or Plymouth Rock Cock hackles with natural red cock mixed.

The stripped peacock quill should be well marked and taken from the eye of the feather. Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.

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