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Carey Special Fly

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About the Carey Special Trout Flies Fly

The Carey Special was created in the 1920s to imitate hatching caddis and has been successful in bringing trout to the net ever since.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Dr L A Day & Col Carey

Tier of this trout flies fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: USA

This trout flies fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams


  • Hook : 8-12.
  • Thread : Black or dark brown.
  • Body : Peacock herl.
  • Rib : Black tying silk.
  • Hackle : Three natural brown or reddish brown pheasant rump feathers.

Tail is optional, as is the wing hackle.

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