Humpies or Humpy Trout Dry Fly Patterns

Becauses of its high level of buoyancy the Humpy trout fly pattern seems to have established itself as one of the the best rough-water dry fly. Its elk hair hump adds buoyancy, and the tips of the fibers, often made from that from moose hair. The Hump helps to create the wings with often silk threads adding to the attractiveness with yellow or red silk to act as a target point. With the hump from the elk is it any wonder this fly was called the Humpy?

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Ausable

Ausable£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 12

Black Wulff

Black Wulff£1.50

  (2)

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

Double Humpy

Double Humpy£1.50

  (1)

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

Green Drake Wulff

Green Drake Wulff£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 10, 12

Grizzly Wulff

Grizzly Wulff£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 10, 12, 14

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Humpy Black

Humpy Black£1.50   £1.20

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

Humpy Black

Humpy Black£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 12, 14

Humpy Red

Humpy Red£1.50

  (2)

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

Humpy Royal

Humpy Royal£1.50

  (1)

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

Humpy Trout Fly Selection For Trout & Grayling

Humpy Trout Fly Selection For Trout & Grayling£18.00

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12 Humpies

Humpy Yellow

Humpy Yellow£1.50

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

Humpy Yellow

Humpy Yellow£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 12

Klinkhammer Pale Eve

Klinkhammer Pale Eve£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 14, 16

Klinkhammer Tups

Klinkhammer Tups£1.05   £0.90

Fly Size 14, 16

Royal Wulff

Royal Wulff£1.50

  (2)

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

There are few flies that strike fear into the hearts of fly tiers like the Humpy. This american fly pattern was made popular by Jack Dennis and his Western Trout Fly Tying Manual, the Humpy is the typical Western attractor dry but has a reputation for being difficult to tie. The humpy is an extremely buoyant trout dry fly pattern because of its use of buoyant hairs. The Humpy trout fly can be used as a generic dry fly attractor pattern or works well when mayflies are prevelant.

Fishing Humpy Fly Patterns for Trout

Simply use a tapered leader and cast to rising fish! Use the humpy in choppy waters on rivers  as the Humpy fly pattern is so buoyant it will simply float down the river when may other flies would be submerged. Another interesting technique is to use the Humpy fly pattern for trout with a nymph pattern suspended below. This will enable the Hympy fly to act as fly in its own right attracting bites from trout and it can hold a nymph or team of nymphs at a precise depth trotting down the river in even the choppiest of waters.

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