Derbyshire Bumbles.

Roger Woolley

Who was a Derbyshire man, only gave hen hackle in his patterns. These patterns were given in 1931 but the fly, which is said to date from the 16th century, was originally fished wet.  

 

Mulberry Bumble

Hook: 0-2, 14-12.

Body: Mulberry coloured floss, ribbed peacock herl.

Hackle: Medium dun hen from shoulder to tail.

 

Honey Dun Bumble

Hook: 0-2, 14-12.

Body: Orange floss, ribbed green peacock herl.

Hackle: Honey-dun hen from shoulder to tail.

 

Rough Bumble

Hook: 0-2, 14-12.

Body: Yellow floss, ribbed peacock herl and red silk.

Hackle: Medium blue-dun hen from shoulder to tail.

 

Light Bumble

Hook: 0-2, 14-12.

Body: Pale yellow floss, ribbed peacock herl and red silk.

Hackle: Pale dun hen from shoulder to tail.

 

Ruby Bumble

Hook: 0-2, 14-12.

Body: Ruby floss, ribbed peacock from eye of feather.

Hackle: Pale blue-dun hen from shoulder to tail.

 

Yellow Bumble

Hook: 0-2, 14-12.

Body: Yellow floss, ribbed green peacock herl.

Hackle: Pale blue-dun hen from shoulder to tail.