Fly of the Month

Fly of the Month

Fly Tying Evening

Date: Monday 16 April - 7.30pm
Venue: Tararua Tramping Club Library


Scotch Poacher

An excellent Taupō lure or anywhere small fish are part of the trout's diet. Essential for fishing the river mouths on dark winter evenings and into the night. Use it either on its own or as a double rig with a lumo.

Fish on or near the bottom with sink-tip or sinking lines.

Hook   TMC 5262 or 5263 size 2-10
Thread   Black Monocord 3/0
Tail   Black squirrel tail
Rib   Silver oval tinsel
Body   Orange chenille
Wing   Pukeko breast feathers
Hackle   Orange or red