Grouse and Claret

Grouse And Claret Shadow 005A fly devised by Harold Howorth of Lancashire. A great sea-fly pattern, a variant of the Mallard and Claret another standard on the Upper Ribble.

Thread – Pearsall’s Cardinal 12

Hook – Wet 10-14

Body – Seal or hare’s ear  fur – claret

Thorax – Peacock herl

Hackle – Dark red grouse upperwing coverts

Rib – Gold Wire

Tail – Yellow antron

Settle, North Yorkshire
August 12, 2020, 1:37 am
real feel: 18°C
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 99%
wind speed: 7 mph NE
wind gusts: 9 mph
sunrise: 5:42 am
sunset: 8:45 pm
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