A Book of Trout Flies - 9

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Trout Flies for the River Clyde

Compiled by Tom Forsyth of Lesmahagow (1907 - 1999)

Page 9

 Salmon Spinhead




Grays of Kilsyth

Salmon Flies

Trout Flies

Fly Fishing Knots

Sea Trout Fishing

Sea Trout Flies

Tube Flies

The Tube Fly Shop


 Slim stainless steel salmon and sea trout flies


Online Fly Shop

Favourite Flies for the River Clyde (continued)


BLACK SEDGE      Season - August

Body: Broad Black Quill over silk

Hackle: Black hen

Wing: Black hen, pent shaped


NEEDLE BROWN    Season - from August

Body:  Brown Quill

Hackle: Brown cock hackle



Body: Tying silk just forward of barb, carried forward three turns, remainder teased red wool spun onto tying silk

Hackle: Scotch Grey



Body: Black wool ribbed with flat silver

Hackle: Black cock from tail to head

Tail: Short red wool



Body: Hare Lug

Hackle: Ginger cock

Wing: Starling, medium, light or dark


WREN TAIL     Season - Hot days in September

Body: Ginger coloured wool, rib fine gold tinsel

Hackle: Wren's tail



Body: Green Peacock herl, ribbed silver

Hackle: Pale blue dun

Tag: Red floss or wool



Silk: Crimson

Body: Green Bronze Peacock herl

Hackle: Black

Wing: Red Partridge tail


GREY SPIDER   (Grayling)

 Body: Yellow silk, ribbed green

Hackle: Light Partridge


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