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Red Quill Fly

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About the Red Quill Trout Flies Fly

This particular Red Quill, created by Art Flick in 1933, is used to suggest the male dun mayfly ephemerella subvaria. Following the Quill Gordon in season, this pattern fishes well as a dry Fly Fishing gets into full swing and continues to serve at other times as a good search pattern.

It differs from the Hendricksons in the hackle feather stem used for the body.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Art Flick

Tier of this trout flies fly: Dave Brandt

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: America - Catskill

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


  • Hook : Dry fly,size 12-16.
  • Thread : Yellow.
  • Tail : Dun hackle barbs.
  • Body : Stripped quill from Rhode Island Rooster (Lacquered).
  • Wing : Lemon flank from wood duck (imitation dyed mallard).
  • Hackle : Dun.

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