Partridge and Orange


Partridge and Orange Soft Hackle
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The Partridge and Orange is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a wet fly or soft hackle and is fished under the water surface. The fly is a well known fly with its roots set firmly in English angling history. It is an impressionistic pattern fished successfully during caddis hatches and spinner falls. The Partridge and Orange is traditionally a trout and grayling pattern but may be used for other aquatic insect feeding species.


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Materials

HookDry Fly, TMC 100 or Dai-Riki 300, Size 14-16.
Thread:Fluorescent Orange 6/0.
Hackle:Hungarian Partridge.
Body:Orange thread or orange floss.

Fishing Hints:
Fish the Partridge and Orange likek any soft hackle. Mend the line up stream or down stream depending upon the depth you wish to fish.

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Tying Instructions


Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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