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Dunkeld Fly

This fly is one of our library flies.

You can register your interest by stating code '1383' and any preference on hook sizes. If we get enough requests, we will have this pattern tied up!

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About the Dunkeld Trout Fly

The Dunkeld was first recorded in 'A Book on Angling' by Francis Francis 1867.

It was created as a salmon fly but soon proved its worth as an Attractor Pattern for trout on both rivers and stillwaters.

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: Scotland

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


  • Hook : 12-14.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Tail : Golden pheasant crest.
  • Body : Flat gold tinsel.
  • Rib : Oval gold tinsel.
  • Bearded Hackle : Orange cock.
  • Wing : Brown mallard.
  • Cheeks : Jungle Cock.

Comments from other fly fishermen

I haven't used this pattern for many years. The last time I did was in the early 1980's on the Bristol lakes, which proved very successful for me. Sadly I have none in my box at the moment and since I shall be spending a week in Dunkeld this June, I thought I would tie a few and try them on their home water - 5 out of 5 Stars by on 19/03/2011

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