Category Archives: Feathered Lures

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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.

Luminous Trout Flies – Doll Fly – Malcolm Bell video on Night Fishing

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Home » New Zealand Fishing Flies » Feathered Lures » Page 2 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, allows you to get the most from a full day of fishing. There is certainly no doubt that these “glow in the More...

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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 » New Zealand Fishing Flies » Feathered Lures » Page 2 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 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 » New Zealand Fishing Flies » Feathered Lures » Page 2 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 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...

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...

Steel Blue Lampreys. The imitation becomes more life-like when wet.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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Steel Blue Lampreys for Trout on the Taieri, Waikouaiti, and Shag Rivers

Steel Blue Lampreys – Geotria australis – for trout in estuaries around Dunedin By Monty Wright The imitation becomes more life-like when wet. Steel blue lampreys. For those anglers who do not fish during More...

Parsons' Glory Yellow.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Parsons’ Glory – Taupo, Rotorua trout lure or streamer fly

Parsons’ Glory Trout Fly The Parsons’ Glory is one of New Zealand ‘s most popular trout flies. According to Keith Draper in his book  Trout Flies in New Zealand it was originally created by More...

Red Shadow Trout Lure
By Allan Burgess On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Red Shadow Lure with John Hey – Original tie by Robert Bragg

Red Shadow – Original Tie by Robert Bragg Red Shadow Trout Lure. with John Hey It was still November and early season when Owen and I went down after work to fish the Ashley River. We arrived about 8pm and More...

Parsons' Glory
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Parsons’ Glory Trout Lure with John Hey

Parsons’ Glory Parsons’ Glory Trout Lure with John Hey Strange as it may sound my favourite lure for sea-run trout fishing in Canterbury is a well known Taupo fly called the Parsons Glory. I’ve More...

Mrs Simpson Trout lure.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Mrs Simpson Trout Killer Pattern with Allan Burgess

Nowadays the chocolate brown “church window” feathers from higher up on the bird are also used. It would be a shame to waste these feathers. With such a natural variation of feather patterns and colours More...

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