About the Hofland's Fancy Trout Fly
The Hofland's Fancy has established it's place in fly boxes by being a reliable pattern on most waters, especially when the sun begins to set.
Originally created in the 1830s as an imitation of small spinners it soon became known as good general purpose fly.
Creator of this trout fly: T C Hofland
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 : 12-16.
- Thread : Darkish reddish brown tying silk.
- Tail : Three whisks of red hackle.
- Body : Darkish reddish brown tying silk.
- Wings : Woodcock's wing.
- Hackle : Natural red cock.
Hen pheasant wings are used as an alternative.
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