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Helix Bloodworm Fly

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About the Helix Bloodworm Trout Flies Fly

All buzzers start off as bloodworms but few anglers, until very recently, have bothered to carry an imitation in their bags. This is an excellent choice in this context.
Bloodworms are classically found at the bottom of lakes, and a good deal of weighting is required to effect this, on a slim dressing.

Expert Tip:

In broad and in very basic terms - the bloodworm is the stage larva of a buzzer/ chironomid.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Tony Hern

Tier of this trout flies fly: Tony Hern

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: England

Dressings

  • Hook : 12 - 16
  • Thread : Red
  • Tail : Red floss
  • Head : Splitshot

Superglue on a splitshot, paint it red with Veniard’s Cellire varnish, and simply secure a contorted piece of red flexfloss into position with a small amount of red 8/0 thread.

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