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Carey Special Fly

This fly is one of our library flies.

You can register your interest by stating code '1947' and any preference on hook sizes. If we get enough requests, we will have this pattern tied up!

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About the Carey Special Trout 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 fly: Dr L A Day & Col Carey

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: USA

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

Dressings

  • 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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