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The Usual Fly

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Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: $5.37, £3.90, 4.59
  • 12 Pack: $17.90, £13.00, 15.30
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: $5.37

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When should I fish with the The Usual?

This graph shows trends of when fly fishermen use the The Usual to fish with and what hooks are most popular throughout the fly-fishing season.

About the The Usual Trout Fly

The Usual is a very simple pattern, but don't let it's basic appearance fool you into thinking its a sub-standard fly.

This fly is ideal for making full use of water Surface Tension, making it sit just above the water, tempting anything underneath.

Expert Tip:

The Usual is an ancient pattern designed back when tying was limited to locally available materials. Traditionally this pattern was tied using rabbits fur, hence a large availability and a dominant pattern of its time. It still produces great results to this day.

Creator of this trout fly: Francis Betters

Country of origin for this trout fly: New York, US

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