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French Partridge Mayfly - Wet Fly
French Partridge Mayfly
The French Partridge Mayfly is a simple but very effective pattern to be fished on the bob when mayfly are hatching. It is usually fished wet and pulled just under the surface. However it is known to be fished like a dry fly although this is not the norm.
Use The French Partridge Mayfly To Catch:
The French Partridge Mayfly can be used to catch Cutthroat
The French Partridge Mayfly can be used to catch Brown Trout
As the name indicates dry flies which include French Partridge Mayfly are designed to float on the surface of the water. Trout dry flies types which include French Partridge Mayfly imitate a wide variery of flies and insects which inhabit the surface of the water. There is nothing like using dry flies and watching trout and grayling rise to the surface. To purists dry fly fishing is the true art-form of fly fishing, indeed some rivers only permit dry fly fishing. There are some dry flies (e.g. the Popper, Muddlers) which are designed to attract fish by the action of creating a surface disturbance. The flies are made from very bouyant materials (e.g, cork, ethafoam or deer hair, the latter having a generous application of floatant). A Muddler retrieved upwind of a rise can often result in a bulge in the water as the fish follows the fly.
Dry Fly Fishing Techniques With The French Partridge Mayfly
A dry fly like French Partridge Mayfly has flotant (Gink is the most popular) warmed in your hand and gently rubbed into the hackles to help French Partridge Mayfly float and they are usually cast singly on a trout tapered leader. A floating line is used, but with the tapered leader de-greased so that it does not glint and flash light spooking the trout
French Partridge Mayfly - Fly Tying Dressing
For the more adventurous among you we have provided tying specifications for the French Partridge Mayfly. Remember at The Essential Fly we sell the French Partridge Mayfly at incredible prices with a top quality fly and service to back it up. It is certainly worth tying the French Partridge Mayfly yourself to understand the pleasure of catching a fish with your own tied fly, however at the price we sell flies it is only worth tying one or two French Partridge Mayfly as your can spend more time fishing instead of tying flies - buy volume online with us.
Dry Fly 8 or 10
Black or brown
cock pheasant tail fibres
Palmered olive cock down the body, French partridge feather at the head
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