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Shelvey Ginger Quill Fly

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About the Shelvey Ginger Quill Trout Fly

The Ginger Quill is a classic belonging to the older dry-fly convention never loses their claim to fame.

This is a floating dry fly that is an imitation of pale wateries and light olive duns and is still effective two hundred years after it's creation.

Expert Tip:

"Only an idle little stream,
Where amber waters softly gleam,
Where I may wade through woodland shade.
And cast the fly, and loaf and dream."
Dr Henry Van Dyke.

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 : 12-16.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Tail : Ginger cock hackle fibres.
  • Body : Undyed peacock quill from the eye.
  • Wings : Pale blue cock hackle fibres, tied upright.
  • Hackle : Ginger cock hackle fibres.

Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.

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