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Humpy or Goofus Bug Fly

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About the Humpy or Goofus Bug Trout Fly

The Humpy or Goofus Bug is a very buoyant pattern that was initially created for the swift waters of California and has become one of the very best rough water dry flies.

Today it is used as an all purpose fly throughout the world because it doesn't just float, it catches fish, often on difficult waters.

Creator of this trout fly: Jack Horner (1970's)

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: San Francisco, USA

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 10-18.
  • Thread : Yellow.
  • Tail : Deer hair tips, dark or moose.
  • Body : Yellow tying thread or floss.
  • Over Body : Deer hair.
  • Wing : Deer hair tips, light.
  • Hackles : Grizzle and red cock.

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