About the Coch-y-bondhu Trout Fly
As a beetle imitation, the Cock-y-bondhu is certainly one of the most successful. Although primarily a summer fly it can be successful all season and is a must for the wild trout.
It is one of the earliest flies created, and is a simple working pattern that has been a fixture in fly boxes for over 100 years.
On windy days often blown onto water May to October.
Cock-y-bondhu dates back to the 1700s. Its name is Welsh for 'red with black trunk'.
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, Still Water
- Hook : 12-14.
- Thread : Black.
- Tag : Gold tinsel.
- Body : Peacock heal, bronze.
- Hackle : Cock-y-bondhu.
Cock-y-bondhu hackle is a red-game hackle with a black centre and black tips.
Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.
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