About the Blae & Black Trout Fly
The Blae & Black is a drab looking wet fly but has earned it's place as one of the old greats as it has never lost what it takes to kill trout.
This a very ancient pattern whose origins are lost in the mists of Fly Fishing folk lore and time.
The Blae & Black is an old wet, early season, pattern that is a popular top dropper when fishing a team of three. loch style.
Creator of this trout fly: Anon
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: Scotland
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water
- Hook : 6-16.
- Tying Silk : Black.
- Tail (optional) : Pheasant tippet or blood red feather.
- Body : Black seal fur, water-rat or mole.
- Hackle : Black hen.
- Wing : Grey duck, medium starling or hen blackbird.
- Head : Whip finish, trim and clear varnish.
The Blae and black tied on larger hooks is used for Salmon and Sea trout with equal success.
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