FlyStream #15 – Claret Shuttlecock

Craig Coltman on the Claret Shuttlecock – “Like many good flies, it ticks several important boxes. It’s relatively easy to tie, it floats well and it’s nice and visible on the water. Additionally, the Claret Shuttlecock is versatile enough to be fished on its own, in a team, or with a nymph suspended beneath it. Finally, it looks like an emerging mayfly, and yet it stands out from the crowd because of its claret colour. Put these attributes together and you have a serious fly that will consistently perform year after year.”