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Fly of the Month – Bloody Butcher

Guest Blogger: Paul Beel, FrankenFly

Bloody Butcher Dry Fly from the J. Stockard 2017 Catalog

Bloody Butcher Dry Fly from the J. Stockard 2017 Catalog

Every month we feature one fly and give you links to all the ingredients needed to complete the fly for yourself. For March 2017, we offer you the Bloody Butcher dry fly. We chose this fly because we featured a photo of one version of the Bloody Butcher on the cover of our 2017 Catalog. We had many inquiries about the fly in the photo. Customers wanted to know the name of the fly and its origin. So, we decided it might be worth an explanation. The fly pictured is a dry fly version of the classic wet fly, the Bloody Butcher. Originally, and most of the time, the Bloody Butcher is considered a wet fly but occasionally it is tied as a dry fly, like the one on the cover of the 2017 catalog. more…