About the Alder Trout Fly
The Alder this another of those old patterns dating back over 300 years that are still firm favourites in many modern fly boxes.
This fly a good representation of the real insect and should be fished high on the water, near overhanging trees, bushes and reeds, where alder flies often fall in the water.
It is also successful as a caddis substitute.
Creator of this trout fly: Alfred Ronald
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
- Hook : 10-14.
- Thread : Black or crimson.
- Body : Peacock herl dyed magenta or Ddrk mulberry floss silk.
- Wing : Brown speckled hen.
- Hackle : Dark amber stained hackle or black cock.
Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.
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