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Jersey Herd Fly

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About the Jersey Herd Trout Flies Fly

The Jersey Herd is an excellent lure when trout are chasing the fry, it is also good for working the margins.

It still has its place in fly boxes especially when the small still water trout are tired of seeing the gold heads and marabou tail flashing by.

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Originally the body was made from a tin foil milk bottle top.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Tom Ivens (1950s)

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, Still Water fish

Dressings

  • Hook: 6-10.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Tail : Peacock herl.
  • Under body : Tying silk or floss.
  • Body : Copper coloured tinsel.
  • Rib : Copper wire, optional.
  • Back : Peacock herl.
  • Beard Hackle : Hot orange cock.
  • Head : Peacock herl.

Long shank.

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