The earliest angling literature about this fly starts in 1496; The Treatise of Fishing with an Angle by Dame Juliana Berners. This fly has truly withstood the test of time and remains a very popular pattern today. It is deceptively simple and yet if presented correctly it can make the most stubborn fish fall.
- Hook: 16 – 10
- 8/0 Orange Thread
- Body: Orange Floss
- Hackle: Partridge
No fly fisher should be without softhackels, especially a Partridge and Orange!