About the Peter Ross Trout Fly
The Peter Ross was created in the 1890s as a variant of the Teal & Red.
It has over the last 120 years or so become one of the very best lough, lake, and stillwater fly patterns.
It is equally well when fished as a single or as point on a team.
Peter Ross was a store keeper in Killin, Perthshire.
Creator of this trout fly: Peter Ross (1873-1923)
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: Scotland
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water
- Hook : 8-14.
- Thread : Black.
- Body, front half : Red seal's fur.
- Body, rear half : Flat silver tinsel.
- Rib : Fine oval silver wire.
- Beard Hackle : Black, hen or cock.
- Wing : Barred teal breast feather.
- Tail : Golden pheasant tippet.
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