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Driffield Dun Fly

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About the Driffield Dun Trout Fly

The Driffield Dun is named after the water on which it was first intended to be fished, the 'Driffield Beck' which is a chalk stream in the north of England.

Expert Tip:

You must not use the aforesaid artful sport for covetousness, merely for the increasing or saving of your money, but mainly for your enjoyment and to procure the health of your body and, more especially, of your soul.

Dame Juliana Berners,
A Treatyse of Fyshynge with an Angle, 1496.

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 14-16.
  • Thread : Light beige or light grey.
  • Tail : Pale ginger cock.
  • Body : Pale blue mole fur.
  • Rib : Yellow tying silk.
  • Wing : Pale starling.
  • Hackle : Pale ginger cock.

The wings are tied forward.

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