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Model: MH-5008-14Bar Code: 886741026208Brand: The Essential Fly
The Poult Bloa is a great traditional northen spider. Anorth great fly from Mike Harding's book on Northern Spider Patterns.
The “poult” refers to the feather, which in this case comes from the blue undercovert feathers of a young grouse wing. Edmunds and Lee insist that only a young grouse feather will do because it has the right shade of light slate blue. Ednunds and Lee also insist that all tying thread used in their flies is waxed. This is perhaps because, in their day, the silk then was not as tough as it is now and the wax helped to strengthen it. In the example here Mike Harding has waxed the thread very lightly so as to preserve the colour.
The Poult Bloa can be used to catch Rainbow Trout
The Poult Bloa can be used to catch Brown Trout
The Poult Bloa can be used to catch Grayling
Our Mike Harding Range of Northern Fly patterns are tied to the traditional patterns. The flies are all designed from Mike's excellent book on Northern Spider patterns. Check it out, it is really good!
Tied as part of our Heritage Range these flies are tied with real silk and the best quality materials - just as these flies should be . We love these flies, they look great and most importantly these flies catch fish!
For the more adventurous among you we have provided tying specifications for the Poult Bloa . Remember at The Essential Fly we sell the Poult Bloa at incredible prices with a top quality fly and service to back it up. It is certainly worth tying the Poult Bloa 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 Poult Bloa as your can spend more time fishing instead of tying flies - buy volume online with us.
14 and 16
Pale Yellow Silk Thread
Very light grey / white under covert feather
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