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Apache Orange Fly

Hook Size

  • 10

Hook Brand

  • Brass
  • Tungsten


  • Mink

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  • 24

Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: 6.54
  • 12 Pack: 21.80
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: €6.54

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When should I fish with the Apache Orange?

This graph shows trends of when fly fishermen use the Apache Orange to fish with and what hooks are most popular throughout the fly-fishing season.

About the Apache Orange Trout Fly

The Apache Orange is a vibrant, eye-catching pattern. Its bright orange colour makes it highly visible in a variety of water conditions, which is particularly useful during the overcast days. This fly excels in murky or slightly discoloured waters, common in both the UK and North America

The vivid colour and lively movement of the Apache Orange can provoke strikes from trout that might otherwise be lethargic in colder water conditions.

The pulsing movement of the mink body plus the stimulating flowing and eye catching movement of the marabou and flashabou tail enhances its visibility and attractiveness to fish, making this pattern a serious killer. Savage takes often occur after two or three short jerks followed by a steady retrieve.

Expert Tip:

This fishing fly needs to sink down a few feet in the water to give it's 'jelly fish' type movement on the pause.

It imitates a small fry, and as such fish will likely tug at it's tail as it passes. When this happens, the immediate response from the 'fry' is to get away, so begin a short but very frequent 'tap tap tap' retrieve through the water, creating the correct wake and fanning motion of the Mink within the Apache fly. The Trout should then swing back around for a 2nd or 3rd pass before taking the fishing fly with force!

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 8-10.
  • Silk : Orange.
  • Body : Strip of orange mink.
  • Tail : Orange marabou with 3 or 4 lengths of different coloured strong, narrow, flat mylar/flashabou.
  • Head : 2 mm tungsten bead.

Comments from other fly fishermen

One of the best lures I have ever used.You can be sure that one of the colours will work in most situations. The smaller size works best for me. - 5 out of 5 Stars by on 27/04/2010

Thank you for your feed back - Posted by on 04/06/2010

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