About the Butcher Trout Flies Fly
Moon & Jewhurst of Tunbridge Wells, devised this fly that was originally named 'Moon's fly'. However in 1838 it was renamed 'Butcher' after the their trade, butchers, and the colours of their white and blue aprons splattered with blood.
It has continued to be a killer for almost 180 years on still waters and rivers.
Good fishing never stops.
There are only times when some places are better than others.
Creator of this trout flies fly: Moon & Jewhurst
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 Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish
- Hook : 8-14.
- Thread : Black.
- Tail : Red ibis or swan dyed red, duck,
- Body : Flat silver tinsel.
- Rib : Oval silver tinsel.
- Wing : Blue mallard, crow wing or magpie tail feather.
- Hackle : Black cock.
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