About the Blue Dun Winged Trout Fly
This variant of the Blue Dun is reputed to be have been created by one Charles Cotton in the mid to late 16th century, or at the very least had an important place in his flybox.
This is an important early season successful pattern that works as an imitation for all of the mayflies.
"In the field of Fly Fishing for trout, the only expert is the trout"
Charles E Brooks.
Creator of this trout fly: 16th.Century
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
- Hook : 12-14.
- Thread : Grey
- Tail : Medium blue dun cock hackle fibres.
- Body : Dark peacock quill, stripped, from eye of tail.
- Wings : Dark starling or snipe wing quill.
- Hackle : Medium blue dun cock hackle.
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