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Black and Grizzle Tinhead Fly

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About the Black and Grizzle Tinhead Trout Fly

The Black & Grizzle is a modern day adaptation of Jeanette Taylor's Tinhead. It has a marabou tail, grizzle hackle and eyes painted on the tin head.

It has proven to be incredibly effective on still waters throughout the UK.

It sinks fast, ideal for when the trout are lying deep. However you can search by starting your retrieve when your fly reaches any level in the water column until you find the feeding level.

Expert Tip:

It is a fantastic fish taker bring an ideal search and attractor lure fly.

Creator of this trout fly: Jeanette Taylor

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: UK

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


  • The tin head is actually tungsten, a non-pollutant metal head that gives all the action of the original.
  • Fortunately tungsten is of a similar weight and is a great substitute for the original lead which is now illegal as it pollutes the waterways.

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