Harty’s Plains and Kindee

Harty’s Plains and Kindee

Target Fish: Mullet, Herring and Bass

All the flies listed below target the herring, however they are still very effective on bass – especially if fished around the fringes and in and under cover – especially in the deeper water.

Sinking Flies

Carp Fly – Backstabber Hybrid

This Carp fly is a real killer for Bass in size 4, Herring in size 8 and 10 and Carp in size 4.

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Flies for Nundle

Flies for Nundle

Carp and Perch – Chaffey Dam and Peel River

Bread Fly, Backstabber Hybrid Carp Fly, Bead Headed Carp Fly and Bass Vampires

Cod – Chaffey Dam and Peel River

Try Purple and Brown colours and take a sinking line to get the flies down deep.

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Flies for Ebor

The Termite Fly

From http://www.kossiedun.com.au/termite_time.htm

The late Warryn Germon really had termites worked out; well as far as the trout were concerned. He developed three very effective patterns that worked not only here in Australia but America as well. 

Lowland Termite Fly
Warryn Germon's Lowland Termite
  • Hook: Mustad R50, size  18-16
  • Body: Orange thread built ant shape with cream thread over to give the effect of translucency
  • Wings: Cream Badger cock hackle tips taken from an old Indian cape.
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Red Tag

Tying instructions: Diptera.co.uk, Mustad,
The Fly Tyers Bible, pp. 36-37

Throughout Australia the Red Tag is excellent fished to surface feeding trout in rivers or still water (it is also a must-have for herring!). The fly is a half imitator and half attractor; the red tag, the peacock herl and to some extent the brown hackle attracting the fish.

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