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Alexandra Fly

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About the Alexandra Trout Fly

The Alexandrs is an old exciting pattern with an interesting history. It was first called ‘The Lady of the Lake’ then renamed after Queen Alexandria.

Although it is still best fished in lakes for trout as a fry imitator, retrieve in a series of sharp irregular jerks, it also works well in rivers.

Expert Tip:

Alexandra was reputed to be such a killer in the mid 1800s that it was banned on some waters.

Creator of this trout fly: W G Turle

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

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

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 6-14.
  • Thread : Black.
  • Tail : Red ibis or scarlet duck wing quill with peacock herl.
  • Tag : Scarlet floss.
  • Body : Flat silver tinsel.
  • Hackle : Black cock or hen.
  • Wing : Peacock sword herl and red ibis or scarlet duck wing quill.

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