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Whitehead Damsel Leadhead Fly

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About the Whitehead Damsel Leadhead Trout Fly

Another good standby for stalking duties, designed by Tony for use on smallwater fisheries where the larger trout have become wise to the quicker moving lures.

Expert Tip:

Always moisten or lubricate knots in nylon before tightening them.

Creator of this trout fly: Tony Hern

Tier of this trout fly: Tony Hern

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Still Water

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 12 - 14
  • Thread : Olive
  • Tail : Olive marabou
  • Body : Olive fritz
  • Head : Split shot

Start by pinching on a splitshot to a size 12, and painting it with two coats of White Cellire. Paint a green eye on each side. For the actual material dressing part, use olive 8/0 thread to apply a tail of olive marabou. The body is olive fritz. B175

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