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The Essential Fly Heritage Range - Tied with silk as the genuine old flies were tied!
Model: MH-5003-14Bar Code: 886741026109Brand: The Essential Fly
The Sturdy's Fancy is a great traditional northen dry fly.
The Sturdy's Fancy can be used to catch Rainbow Trout
The Sturdy's Fancy can be used to catch Brown Trout
The Sturdy's Fancy 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 them, they are top quality fish catching flies.
For the more adventurous among you we have provided tying specifications for the Sturdy's Fancy. Remember at The Essential Fly we sell the Sturdy's Fancy at incredible prices with a top quality fly and service to back it up. It is certainly worth tying the Sturdy's Fancy 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 Sturdy's Fancy as your can spend more time fishing instead of tying flies - buy volume online with us.
14, 16 and 16
Bronze Peacock herl
Ordered some of these in response to a magazine article. Delivered promptly. 14 and 16, tag on 16's slightly long but probably OK. Only complaint for me is that I always use fully barbless hooks. Best bit is that they really work. Fished on the dropper I have had very good results, both trout and grayling.
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