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Claret Pennell Fly

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About the Claret Pennell Trout Fly

The Claret Pennell is best used as a wet fly when the buzzers are fighting their way to the surface.

It is an extremely versatile fly, the smallest version mimics the midges and is an effective top dropper as one of many natural flies. The large size should be sunk and fished as a lure. Tied bushy it is a splendid dapping fly.

Creator of this trout fly: H Cholmondeley Pennell

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 8-14.
  • Tying Silk : Claret.
  • Tail : Golden peasant tippets.
  • Body : Claret tying silk.
  • Rib : Oval silver tinsel or wire, according to hook size.
  • Hackle : Black cock or hen, long.

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