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Bright Brown

Fly Materials

Wing Bright brown partridge, tied long past the hook bend.
Body Golden dubbing, or yarn.

Tying Instructions


Note:  This is
one of my family's handed down version of Charles Cotton's Trout Fly patterns
from the 5th edition of the Complete Angler, using newer materials of course.

Bright Brown Fly:

Another March fly, used from the sixteenth of the month, till the tenth of

Body dubbing for which is to be had out of a skinner's lime pits, and using the
hair of an abortive calf (which the lime will turn so bright as to shine like

Wings made from the feather of a brown hen are best.

Golden dubbing, or yarn.

Fly Tying and Fly Fishing: