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Sinfoil's Fry Fly

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About the Sinfoil's Fry Trout Flies Fly

Sinfoil's Fry is a good imitation of fry and is best used around the margins, where big trout often come from out of the mysterious depths to feed on fry.

Expert Tip:

Ken Sinfoil, a reservoir water bailiff, was reputedly the first tyer known to use polythene when dressing a fly's body

Creator of this trout flies fly: Ken Sinfoil

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 Still Water fish


  • Hook : 8-12.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Underbody : Flat silver tinsel.
  • Overbody : Clear polythene or similar.
  • Thorax : Scarlet floss.
  • Wing : Brown mallard fibre.
  • Head : Build of black tying silk.
  • Eyes : Paint on head, opional.

Wing is tied so the fibres angle over the back.

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