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Straddle Bug Fly

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  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: $4.95, £3.90, 4.56
  • 12 Pack: $16.50, £13.00, 15.20
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  • Selection Total: $4.95

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When should I fish with the Straddle Bug?

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About the Straddle Bug Trout Fly

The Straddle Bug is a very productive mayfly. It has long hackles which creae movement allowibng it to be fished wet as well as dry.

It is very popular in the South of England chalk streams but definitely worth trying wherever the mayfly are on the water.

Creator of this trout fly: Anon

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 8-12.
  • Thread : Dark brown.
  • Tail : Two or three longish fibres of black cock.
  • Body : Raffia.
  • Rib : Dark brown tying silk.
  • Hackles : French partridge in front of bright orange, a little shorter.
  • Head : Peacock herl.

The original hackle was, summer duck, with bright orange.

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