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Winged Yellow Boy Fly

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About the Winged Yellow Boy Trout Fly

The Winged Yellow Boy was created by William Lunn who was the keeper on the River Test for 45 years from 1887 to 1932.

Although originally intended for use on the chalk streams of southern England this outstanding fly has since proved to be a valuable addition to fly boxes of fishermen throughout the UK.

Creator of this trout fly: William Lunn

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England


  • Hook : 12.
  • Thread : Pale orange.
  • Tail : Pale buff cock hackle fibres.
  • Body : White hackle stalk dyed medium yellow
  • Wings : Light buff cock hackle points.
  • Hackle : Light buff cock hackle.

The tying silk is pale orange 'Pearsall Glooamer', shade 6A. The wings are tied flat, spent. Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.

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