About the Stewarts Tan Millionaire Taddy Trout Fly
Although developed for rivers of the Eastern Cape it has proved to be equally successful on the fast flowing rivers of New Zealand. It is best used an hour before dark using a sinking, intermediate or Floating Line.
I discovered that as well as an excellent river fly, I had created a great still water fly.
It represents ANYTHING a fish likes!
Creator of this trout fly: Harry Stewart
Tier of this trout fly: Harry Stewart
Country of origin for this trout fly: South Africa
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water
- Hook : Size 8.
- Silk : Tan.
- Body : Strip of Tan Mink.
- Tail : Tan Marabou with 3 or 4 lengths of different coloured strong, narrow, flat mylar/flashabou.
The weight problem was solved by using beads, copper, brass, silver or gold.
I started off with a a strip of mink as a tail, plus mink wound around hook for body. I wanted to represent the tadpole. However it proved to be sluggish so I substituted mink tail with long marabou adding strands of flashabou in order to get extra mobility.
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