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Skues Olive Dun Fly

Hook Size

  • 12
  • 14
  • 16

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  • 3
  • 6
  • 9
  • 12
  • 24

Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: 4.26
  • 12 Pack: 14.20
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: €4.26

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When should I fish with the Skues Olive Dun?

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About the Skues Olive Dun Trout Fly

The 'Olive Dun' is one of the most important standard dry flies every angler should have in his fly box simply because it is a staple food for trout throughout the season.

Expert Tip:

Their tone and hue of olive varies throughout the season so it is best to have a few different sizes and shades in the fly box.

Creator of this trout fly: G E M Skues

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

  • Original suggested tying.
  • Hook : 14-16.
  • Thread : Primrose or yellow, treat with clear wax.
  • Body : Primrose tying silk.
  • Tail : Olive cock.
  • Rib : Fine gold wire.
  • Wing : Starling.
  • Hackle : Olive cock.

When choosing the hackle and matching tail fibres Skues suggests greenish, yellowish and olive. Using different shades helps to match the hatch or at least gives the trout a choice.

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