About the Rushworth Red Quill Trout Fly
This Red Quill Classic belongs to the older dry-fly convention which will probably never lose there charm and ability to fool fish.
The Red Quill shown has a gold tag which makes it very attractive both to trout and Grayling.
"The Red Quill is one of the sheet anchors of the dry fly-fisherman on a strange river, when in doubt".
F M Halford.
There is no better hot-weather fly.
Alfred Ronalds. 1836.
Creator of this trout fly: Thomas Rushworth (1803)
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams
- Hook : 14-16.
- Thread : Black.
- Tail : Natural red cock hackle fibres.
- Body : Stripped peacock quill from the eye (dyed red, optional).
- Wings : Pale blue cock hackle fibres, tied upright.
- Hackle : Natural red cock.
Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.
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