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March Brown Male Fly

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About the March Brown Male Trout Flies Fly

The March Brown has been a staunch pattern in fly boxes from the 1680s.

Although primarily an early season favourite, is is also successful throughout the season.

Creator of this trout flies fly: 16th.Century

Tier of this trout flies fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: England

This trout flies fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish

Dressings

  • Hook : 10-14. Usually 12.
  • Thread : Brown or yellow.
  • Tail : Two fibres of partridge tail.
  • Body : Copper coloured silk, dubbed with fur from a hare's ear and mixed with yellow mohair.
  • Rib : Yellow tying silk.
  • Hackle, legs : Brown partridge.
  • Wings : Partridge tail.

The wings can be from the inner quill feather of a hen pheasant's wing.

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