About the Murrough, Bucktail Trout Fly
The Murragh Bucktail is an imitation of a large Irish sedge. The natural is a popular lure for dapping on the rivers and loughs of Galway and Mayo.
This is a very popular fly that is successful in the evenings throughout the whole of Europe.
It can represent the great red sedge when fished wet.
Tier of this trout fly: Paul Strasman
Country of origin for this trout fly: Ireland
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Still Water
- Hook : 8, longshank.
- Silk : Brown.
- Rib : Oval gold.
- Body : Brown seal's fur or substitute fur.
- Hackle : Palmered, red brown cock.
- Wing : Brown bucktail.
- Front Hackles : Two red brown cock, together.
- Antennae : Two stripped stalks of red brown hackle.
Tie the bucktail wing by tips, keep an eye on this because the hair can and will try to flare. Trim wing to size.
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