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Dark Sedge Fly

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About the Dark Sedge Trout Fly

The Dark Sedge is another creation of Harry Powell, a well known barber and fly tyer of the 1920s.

The Dark Sedge is superb from dusk to dark, but it is also successful in tempting fish during daylight hours. It is particularly effective from early July through to the end of October.

Expert Tip:

Harry's haircuts are a thing of the past, but not his Dark Sedge.

Creator of this trout fly: Harry Powell

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: Wales

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 12-14.
  • Thread : Black or dark brown.
  • Body : Natural quill from peacock 'eye' feather.
  • Palmered hackle : Natural red cock.
  • Wing : Dark speckled hen wing.
  • Hackle : Natural red cock

The hackle is tied in front of the wing. Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.

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