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Red Francis Fly

Hook Size

  • 1"
  • 1/2"
  • 1/4"

Tube Type

  • Copper

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Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: $9.30, £7.50, 8.76
  • 12 Pack: $31.00, £25.00, 29.20
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: $9.30

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When should I fish with the Red Francis?

This graph shows trends of when fly fishermen use the Red Francis to fish with and what hooks are most popular throughout the fly-fishing season.

About the Red Francis Salmon Atlantic Fly

The Red Francis is deadly and makes a very popular pattern for Salmon fishers not only in Iceland, where it was created, but also in rest of the world.

It resembles a shrimp and can be lethal when fishing for salmon.

Red often works best in the autumn and is very effective with Atlantic Salmon when fished across using short, twitching, pulls, especially when fishing low waters.

Expert Tip:

The Francis fishes best in slow moving water, especially in eddies and below waterfalls. It is very effective with Atlantic Salmon when fished across using short, twitching, pulls. Fishing low waters with a good selection of small Francis is a must.

This pattern is one of the most popular flies used on the River Tweed.

Creator of this salmon atlantic fly: Peter Deane

Country of origin for this salmon atlantic fly: Iceland

This salmon atlantic fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams

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