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Rushworth Red Quill Fly

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About the Rushworth Red Quill Trout Fly

This Red Quill Classic belongs to the older dry-fly convention which will probably never lose there charm and ability to fool fish.
The Red Quill shown has a gold tag which makes it very attractive both to trout and grayling.

Expert Tip:

"The Red Quill is one of the sheet anchors of the dry fly-fisherman on a strange river, when in doubt".
F M Halford.

There is no better hot-weather fly.
Alfred Ronalds. 1836.

Creator of this trout fly: Thomas Rushworth (1803)

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 14-16.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Tail : Natural red cock hackle fibres.
  • Body : Stripped peacock quill from the eye (dyed red, optional).
  • Wings : Pale blue cock hackle fibres, tied upright.
  • Hackle : Natural red cock.

Partridge L3B Captain Hamilton Dry Fly Up Eye.

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