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Trout Flies for the River Clyde

Compiled by Tom Forsyth of Lesmahagow (1907 - 1999)

Page 8

 Salmon Spinhead




Grays of Kilsyth

Salmon Flies

Trout Flies

Fly Fishing Knots

Sea Trout Fishing

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Favourite Flies for the River Clyde (continued)


BLACK SPIDER                   Season - Any time

Body: Black  Quill

Hackle: Black hen

Tail: Black


RED QUILL                         Season - June & July evenings

Body: Undyed Quill

Hackle: Ginger hen

Tail: Ginger


BLUE HEN SPIDER              Season - Any time after April

Body: Yellow quill ribbed brown silk

Hackle: Blue hen ( light dun)

Tail: Blue hen


SAND FLY    Season - second fortnight in May to end of July, and in warm weather

Body: Black  Quill or purple silk

Hackle: Black hen fixed on top of wing

Wing: Hen Pheasant

Tail: Four fibres


BADGER HACKLE                 Season - warm calm weather - smutting

Body: Black silk ( very short)

Hackle: Black centre with white tips

Tail: Black centre with white tips

Wing: Blackbird upright


CORNCRAKE SEDGE              Season - July, afternoon and evenings

Body: Broad Yellow Quill

Hackle: Red hen, continued down body

Wing: Corncrake, pent shaped


CINNAMON SEDGE                Season - June and July evenings

Body: Hare Lug

Hackle: Dark brown hen

Wing: Brown hen, pent shaped



Body: Light Hare Lug

Hackle: Pale red hen

Wing: Inside of soft part Hen Pheasant, pent shaped

Butt: Peacock green


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