Hackled Dry Flies

These fly patterns are more traditional dry flies. Flies like Greenwells Glory, Beacon Beige the traditional hackled dry flies have been used for many years on many of the southern chalkstreams. Hackled trout flies are often traditional patterns that have been used by fly fishermen for many decades.

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Barbless Black Gnat

Barbless Black Gnat£1.25  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18

Barbless Black Midge

Barbless Black Midge£1.25

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18, 20.

Barbless Caperer

Barbless Caperer£1.10   £1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14

Barbless Griffiths Gnat

Barbless Griffiths Gnat£1.30   £1.25  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Barbless Knotted Midge

Barbless Knotted Midge£1.30   £1.25

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20.

Barbless Last Hope Light

Barbless Last Hope Light£1.10   £1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
20.

Beacon Beige

Beacon Beige£1.00  (4)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18

Black Gnat

Black Gnat£1.00  (20)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18

Black Midge

Black Midge£1.00  (8)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18, 20.

Blue Dun

Blue Dun£1.00  (6)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18

Blue Quill

Blue Quill£1.00  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18.

Blue Winged Olive

Blue Winged Olive£1.00  (6)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18

Caperer

Caperer£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

Coch-Y-Bondhu

Coch-Y-Bondhu£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
10, 12, 14, 16

Grayling Witch

Grayling Witch£1.00  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
10, 12, 14.

Greenwell Dry (Without Wings)

Greenwell Dry (Without Wings)£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20.

Grey Duster

Grey Duster£1.00  (4)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Griffiths Gnat

Griffiths Gnat£1.00  (6)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Hatching Olive

Hatching Olive£1.00  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16.

Kites Imperial

Kites Imperial£1.00  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Knotted Midge

Knotted Midge£1.00  (2)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20.

Lake Olive

Lake Olive£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
12.

Large Dark Olive

Large Dark Olive£1.00  (5)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

Last Hope Dark

Last Hope Dark£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20.

Last Hope Light

Last Hope Light£1.00  (2)

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20.

Pheasant Tail

Pheasant Tail£1.00  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
10, 12, 14.

Red Tag

Red Tag£1.00  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Renegade

Renegade£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

Renegade Cream Front Hackles

Renegade Cream Front Hackles£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

Renegade Grizzle Front Hackles

Renegade Grizzle Front Hackles£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

River Dry Fly Selection 1

River Dry Fly Selection 1£7.50  (2)

10 River Dry Flies Ranging from Size 14 To Size 20

River Dry Fly Selection 2

River Dry Fly Selection 2£7.50  (2)

10 River Dry Flies Ranging from Size 14 To Size 20

Rough Olive

Rough Olive£1.00  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

Soldier Palmer

Soldier Palmer£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
14.

Stillwater Fly Selection

Stillwater Fly Selection£12.00

20 essential stillwater dry fly patterns, ranging from size 10 to 14.

Terrys Terror

Terrys Terror£1.00  (2)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16

Treacle Parkin

Treacle Parkin£1.00  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16.

Tricolour

Tricolour£1.00  (2)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16

Tups Indispensable

Tups Indispensable£1.00  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20

White Witch

White Witch£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16.

Fishing With Hackled Dry Flies

Simply use a tapered leader with a floating line and cast your fly. Be careful to mend the line to avoid the current dragging the fly, it needs to look natural as it drifts to any nearby trout and grayling. If the line drags then a simple flick of the line upstream so that the line and leader do not drag, this is normally sufficient to stop the drag and make sure it is presented naturally.