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Yellow Drake Mayfly Fly

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  • 12

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Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: $4.98, £3.90, 4.59
  • 12 Pack: $16.60, £13.00, 15.30
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: $4.98

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About the Yellow Drake Mayfly Trout Fly

The Yellow Drake Mayfly is a timeless classic in the world of fly fishing, continuing to be a favourite pattern among discerning anglers. With its vibrant yellow wings elegantly arched, this dry mayfly pattern is not only a visual treat but also a highly effective tool for enticing fish to strike.

One of the key features of the Yellow Drake Mayfly is its subtle colour on its large arcing wing, causing an attractive silhouette which stands out on the water's surface. The yellow hue and large area catches the attention of fish and can be particularly useful in low light conditions or when fishing in slightly discoloured water. The delicate arch of the wings adds an extra layer of realism, closely mimicking the natural mayfly's appearance.

The enduring popularity of the Yellow Drake Mayfly is a testament to its effectiveness as a fishing fly. It has proven to be a versatile and reliable option for anglers targeting various fish species, particularly during mayfly hatches. The combination of its attractive design and lifelike appearance makes it a go-to choice for many experienced fly fishers.

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 8-12.
  • Thread : Brown.
  • Tail : Pheasant tail.
  • Body : Yellow.
  • Rib : Fine gold wire.
  • Wings : Two whole grey mallard breast feathers dyed yellow.
  • Hackle : Brown.

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