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Jersey Herd Fly

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About the Jersey Herd Trout Fly

The Jersey Herd is an excellent lure when trout are chasing the fry, it is also good for working the margins.

It still has its place in fly boxes especially when the small still water trout are tired of seeing the gold heads and marabou tail flashing by.

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Originally the body was made from a tin foil milk bottle top.

Creator of this trout fly: Tom Ivens (1950s)

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Still Water fish

Dressings

  • Hook: 6-10.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Tail : Peacock herl.
  • Under body : Tying silk or floss.
  • Body : Copper coloured tinsel.
  • Rib : Copper wire, optional.
  • Back : Peacock herl.
  • Beard Hackle : Hot orange cock.
  • Head : Peacock herl.

Long shank.

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