About the Butcher Trout Fly
Moon & Jewhurst of Tunbridge Wells, devised this fly that was originally named 'Moon's fly'. However in 1838 it was renamed 'Butcher' after the their trade, butchers, and the colours of their trade white and blue apron splattered with blood.
It has continued to be a killer for almost 170 years on stillwaters and rivers.
"Good fishing never stops.
There are only times when some places are better than others."
Creator of this trout fly: Moon & Jewhurst
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, Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish
- Hook : 8 - 14
- Thread : Black
- Tail : Red ibis or swan dyed red (duck)
- Body : Flat silver tinsel
- Rib : Oval silver tinsel
- Wing : Blue mallard, crow wing or magiepie tail feather
- Hackle : Black cock
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