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Philip White Hatching Dun Mayfly Fly

Hook Size

  • 10
  • 12

Choose Quantity

  • 3
  • 6
  • 9
  • 12
  • 24

Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: $4.95, £3.90, 4.56
  • 12 Pack: $16.50, £13.00, 15.20
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: $4.95

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About the Philip White Hatching Dun Mayfly Trout Fly

The Philip White Hatching Dun Mayfly is a beautifully designed dry fly that gracefully sits on the water's surface, capturing the essence of a mayfly in the midst of hatching. As a simple and sparse pattern, it effectively replicates the delicate features, footprint, and silhouette of the natural insect, making it an enticing choice for anglers in pursuit of a realistic mayfly imitation.

What sets the Philip White Hatching Dun Mayfly apart from other patterns is its attention to detail and the subtlety with which it imitates the natural mayfly.

The pattern's design is a testament to its creator's understanding of the insect's behaviour and appearance. The Hatching Dun Mayfly is not only visually appealing, but also versatile in various fishing conditions. Its ability to float seamlessly on the surface makes it a perfect choice for anglers looking to fish in both calm and slightly choppy waters. The fly's natural appearance entices fish to strike, often leading to exciting and successful fishing experiences.

In conclusion, the Philip White Hatching Dun Mayfly is a superb addition to your fly box if you're after a pattern that effectively mimics the natural mayfly's daintiness and silhouette. This dry fly's versatility and lifelike appearance make it a fantastic choice for anglers looking to fish during a mayfly hatch or simply to add a touch of realism to their collection. Give it a go, and you might just be surprised by its success on the water.

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : Size 10.
  • Thread : Pale yellow.
  • Tail : Cock pheasant centre tail, as pale as possible, important it is tied long.
  • Body : Rear half, wound tail fibre butts ribbed tying thread then PMD superfine dubbing.
  • Hackle : Olive grizzle, half palmered.
  • Wing : Summer duck flank bunch wing tied in front of hackle and sloped gently back.
  • Head : Wing butts tied upright and clipped 'Troth' style.

The reasoning behind the 'long' tail is to represent nymphal shuck.

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