Category Archives: Buzzers

Deer Hair Buzzer

Deer Hair Buzzer

Deer Hair Buzzer   This Deer hair buzzer pattern holds up in the water well and is very bouyant, for best results it is best to treat the deer hair with floatant. It can be left static with having good results it can also be fished steady and slow, in a rough wave it can be fished fairly quickly.   Dressing   Hook: Curved shank 14. Abdomen: Dark oak turkey. Rib: White Thread. Thorax: Spun deer hair.

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Green Buzzer

green buzzer

Green Buzzer   This pattern is great used on a floating line or an intermediate, it has been around since the sixties but is still a killer on its day. I have had many a fish below the surface using this on an intermediate line fished with a figure of eight retrieve.   Dressing   Hook: Size 12. Abdomen: Green floss, ribbed gold. Thorax: Peacock herl. Breathers: White marabou.

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Hares Ear Buzzer

Hares Ear Buzzer

Hares Ear Buzzer   This pattern is great used on a floating line or an intermediate, it is another regular at the Bristol Reservoirs. Like the other buzzers it can be fished lower in the water but I have always found it more effective on a floating line used close to the surface water, especially during a hatch of buzzers.   Dressing   Hook: Size 14. Abdomen: Hare’s ear, wire ribbed. Thorax: Orange Seal’s fur. Breathers: White […]

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Claret Jungle Cock Buzzer

Claret Jungle Cock Buzzer

Claret Jungle Cock Buzzer   This  Jungle cock buzzer pattern is great when when used from both the boat and the bank, it is a regular at the Bristol Reservoirs. I have found this fly to be at its most effective during a hatch fished relatively quickly a if it is about to hatch, I have had some fierce takes when the trout are rising to this fly.   Dressing   Hook: Curved shank 12. Abdomen: Claret […]

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Rutland Type Buzzer

Rutland Type Buzzer

Rutland Type Buzzer   This Rutland type buzzer pattern is great when the really big black buzzers hatch in the early season (famous in Rutland). They normally have distinctive orange wing buds which we are using in this pattern.     Dressing   Hook: Curved shank 12. Abdomen: Goose, thread ribbed. Thorax: Black seal’s fur. Wing cases: Goose. Cheeks: Fluorescent orange floss.

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Black Buzzer

Black Buzzer

Black Buzzer   There are so many different versions of this deadly little fly it’s so popular. This pattern is made so it stays up in the water well. This can be fished in many styles in lots of different water conditions, I have caught many a bag of fish using this pattern, every trout fisherman should have a black buzzer in his fly box.     Dressing   Hook: Curved shank 12. Body: Black seal’s fur. […]

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Shipmans Buzzer

Shipmans Buzzer

Shipmans Buzzer   This Shipmans buzzer became popular in the eighties after Dave Shipman won several competitions using it. It is great on all the big reservoirs, the original pattern had a gold rib.     Dressing   Hook: Size 10. Body: Fiery brown seal’s fur. Rib: Pearly material. Breathers: White wool.

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