My Shopping Basket

Quill Gordon Fly

This fly is one of our library flies. If you want this fly, register your interest and be notified once this pattern arrives in stock.

Register your interest

Once this pattern becomes available for sale we will send you a non-intrusive notification via your browser or mobile.

We would also like to notify you via email once this is available.

Notification Email Address:

Please Note: The first time you make a request you may be asked to accept or block notifications from us. Please choose 'Accept', otherwise your request may not be processed. This service is still in Beta; if you suspect a problem please let us know my contacting us.

Similar Flies in Stock

About the Quill Gordon Trout Flies Fly

The Quill Gordon is a very successful dry fly that is considered, by the Catskill Fly Tyers' Guild, to be Theodore Gordon's signature fly.

Expert Tip:

Gary LaFontaine called the classic Catskills patterns the tiptoe flies, because when they are properly tied, only the hackles and the tail touch the water.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Theodore Gordon

Tier of this trout flies fly: Larry Duckwall

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: America - Catskill

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


  • Hook : 10-14.
  • Thread : Yellow.
  • Tail : Dun hackle.
  • Wing : Lemon flank from wood duck.
  • Body : Peacock herl, from eye, stripped, wound and lacquered.
  • Hackle : Dun hackle.

Ribbing is optional, fine wire to strengthen quill.

Comments from other fly fishermen

Currently there are no comments about the Quill Gordon fly pattern from other fly fishermen yet.

to make a comment

To make a comment, please sign-in or register securely with us.