About the Quill Gordon Trout Fly
The Quill Gordon is a very successful dry fly that is considered, by the Catskill Fly Tyers' Guild, to be Theodore Gordon's signature fly.
Gary LaFontaine called the classic Catskills patterns the tiptoe flies, because when they are properly tied, only the hackles and the tail touch the water.
Creator of this trout fly: Theodore Gordon
Tier of this trout fly: Larry Duckwall
Country of origin for this trout fly: America - Catskill
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams
- Hook : 10-14.
- Thread : Yellow.
- Tail : Dun hackle.
- Wing : Lemon flank from wood duck.
- Body : Peacock herl, from eye, stripped, wound and lacquered.
- Hackle : Dun hackle.
Ribbing is optional, fine wire to strengthen quill.
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