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Shadow Mayfly Fly

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About the Shadow Mayfly Trout Fly

The Shadow Mayfly has a unique style of it's own, combining the standard successful Griffith's Gnat with some small but elegant Mayfly wings.

Not your standard Mayfly pattern, but this different stance may be a key to it's success. It's ability to cast a solid shadow sitting on the waters surface, not only from it's body, but from it's towering wings makes this fly looks twice it's size (and twice as tasty) to any passing fish.

Creator of this trout fly: Peter Deane

Tier of this trout fly: Fulling Mill

Country of origin for this trout fly: UK

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : Scorpion Nymph Special.
  • Thread : White.
  • Body : Close palmered grizzle cock hackles.
  • Wings : Brown hackles, clipped to shape.

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