A simple yet highly effective attractor nymph fly.

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The Story

They don't call it the Killer Bug for no reason. Originated by the famed English river keeper Frank Sawyer, this simple but highly effective scud will fool even the spookiest of fish. The fly is best fished with an “induced take” – sight cast, let the fly drift toward the fish, and as the fly nears its target raise your rod making the fly rise up in the water. The action renders the fly irresistible to trout and grayling. The Killer's ability to be a true multi-purpose fly makes it a must-have in every fly box.

Sizes 10, 14.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fly Great fly tried it the other day on a small stream and had success with it. Well tied another great product from Orvis.
Date published: 2020-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good flys Used the killer bug on the Pit river worked great.
Date published: 2019-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Fly! Ordered a few of these and they resulted in a "Killer" day on the water. Caught several Trout over 18" and it was the most active fly in my box.
Date published: 2018-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Killer bug is right! I know this fly doesn’t look like much but man it catches fish. Over the past few weeks I have fished the Truckee, Upper Sac, McCloud river and Hat creek in Ca. Not only did this fly produced fish, almost every fish I caught was on this killer bug.
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Just Looks Right It produces as well as it looks, and it looks like lunch for the bluegills.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from killer bug is a real killer very versatile fly for all types of conditions and water
Date published: 2016-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fish love it Went out fishing with my dad this past weekend, while he tied on three or four flies I tied this one on and didn't take it off until we where calling it a day. The fish loved it! Simple pattern fly but it works.
Date published: 2015-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not leary anymore! Buying flies online, sight unseen made me a bit nervous. When my parcel arrived with a dozen assorted flies, I was VERY happy indeed. Quality and craftsmanship exceeded my expectations.
Date published: 2015-02-19
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