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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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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