Category Archives: Feathered Lures

Hopes dark Category Archives small pic. Feathered Lures.Feathered lures, also called streamer flies, for trout fly fishing. This category includes 46 different patterns: New Zealand Killer patterns, sea-run brown trout lures, Taupo and Rotorua patterns, Canterbury patterns and harling flies. These are generally referred to as feathered lures although some patterns use fur and other materials instead of feathers. Our full Feathered Lures menu is in the sidebar on the right of this page, or scroll down if on mobile.

Boobie Fly UV Straggle Chenille – Excellent for fishing the Twizel Canals

Black Boobie Fly featured

Boobie Fly UV Straggle Chenille Trout Lure Black Boobie Fly UV Straggle String with white foam Para Post eyes. Tighter wraps of Straggle String give a bushier body. Brown trout weighing 5lbs taken fishing from the Ohau A intake wall, Twizel Canals, on a Boobie Fly UV Straggle Chenille lure size 4 hook September 2016. The eyes were cut from a jandal. The More...

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A small Clutha rainbow is carefully released after taking a deadly Hamill's Killer. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Never Fail with Killer Patterns – Fly fishing the Clutha River

Never Fail with Killer Patterns – Fly Fishing the Clutha with the “across and down method” by Dick Marquand A small Clutha rainbow is carefully released after taking a deadly Hamill’s Killer. It More...

Hamills Killer
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Hamills Killer Trout Fly with John Hey

Tail: black squirrel tail and some patterns have a few strands of golden pheasant tippets. Hamills Killer is a “must have” Trout Fly for fishing in New Zealand  Tying the Hamills Killer pattern. More...

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By Allan Burgess On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Luminous Trout Flies – Doll Fly – Malcolm Bell video on Night Fishing

Home » Trout Flies » Feathered Lures Doll flies with bodies of Aurora skirt strip work very well on trout after dark. Luminous Trout Flies Luminous Trout Flies. Fishing at night with luminous flies, and lures, More...

Hopes Silvery Featured Image.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Hopes Silvery – Canterbury Sea-Run Trout Lure

Home » Trout Flies » Feathered Lures Hope’s Silvery trout fly or lure. Hope’s Silvery Trout Lure With Allan Burgess The first day of October signals the start of another fishing season. With it comes More...

Fuzzy Wuzzy Trout Lure
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Fuzzy Wuzzy Trout Lure by Fred Fletcher, Waitahanui Lodge, Lake Taupo

Home » Trout Flies » Feathered Lures Fuzzy Wuzzy is a trout egg imitation fly Fuzzy Wuzzy trout lure. The Fuzzy Wuzzy was created by the late Fred Fletcher to imitate freshwater crayfish (koura) in Lake More...

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By Allan Burgess On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Taupo Tiger Trout Fishing Lure – Badger hackles and red head

Home » Trout Flies » Feathered Lures Taupo Tiger Trout Fly must have a red head! The Taupo Tiger comes in many different body colours nowadays but to be a Taupo Tiger it must have a wing of dark centred badger More...

Allan tying a yellow rabbit lure.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Yellow Rabbit Streamer Fly or Lure – for trout and salmon fishing

Yellow Rabbit Lure – the best streamer fly for sea-run trout fishing Video Title: How to tie a Yellow Rabbit Trout Lure Video Guide. Video Description: How to tie a Yellow Rabbit Trout Lure. Easy More...

Red Setter Trout Lure. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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Red Setter Trout Lure Created by Geoff Sanderson of Turangi

Home » Trout Flies » Feathered Lures The Red Setter is a top fly for migrating pre-spawning rainbow trout The Red Setter Trout Lure is the invention of Geoff Sanderson of Turangi. Geoff and Pop Sanderson took More...

Goldhead Woolly Buggar
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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Woolly Buggar Trout Fly – useful general purpose fly

Woolly Buggars: (from top): Grey, Oliver, Brown, Olive and Black. Once the marabou tail becomes wet it takes on a sinuous pulsing action trough the water. Woolly Buggar Trout Fly I remember some years ago being More...