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Light Cahill Fly

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About the Light Cahill Trout Fly

Although Daniel Cahill created Cahill pattern for his local waters it has proved to be a splendidly productive dry fly throughout the world.

It is certainly one for your fly box wherever you are fishing.

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Daniel Cahill was a railway worker in New York in the 1880s.

Creator of this trout fly: Daniel Cahill

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: North America

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 10-18.
  • Thread : Yellow.
  • Tail : Brown or cream cock hackle fibres.
  • Body : Cream seal's fur.
  • Wing : Speckled mandarin or wood duck flank fibres.
  • Hackle : Natural brown cock.

The wing fibres are tied in a single upright bunch and split into a V shape. The hackle can range from brown to cream. Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.

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