About the Dogsbody Trout Fly
Harry Powell, the wizard of Usk, created this remarkable general purpose fly in 1924.
A very underrated pattern that works extremely well.
Harry's haircuts are a thing of the past, but not his underrated.'Dogsbody'.
Creator of this trout fly: Harry Powell
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water
- Hook : 12 - 14
- Thread : Beige
- Tail : Three fibres from a cock pheasant's tail
- Body : Camel coloured dog's hair
- Rib : Oval gold tinsel
- Hackle : Grizzle cock hackle, with a red/brown hackle tied in front
The body of camel coloured dog's hair can be subsituted with seal's fur or wool. I have used hair from my Ridgeback and my Welsh terrier with success.
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