This hackle dry fly is ideal for fishing hatches on rivers and ponds.

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The Story

This hackle dry fly pattern was tied and tested by Charles Meck and consistently out fished a number of other attractor patterns. The documented success of this dry fly is remarkable and it should be a go-to attractor in any situation. Meck highly recommends these hackle dry flies with a dropper, and often you will have as many if not more hits on the Patriot.

Sizes: 12, 14, 16.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from great dry fly best way to find the best dry flys & help me be a better fly fisherman!
Date published: 2021-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Patriot Fly I tandem fish with 2 dry flies. The Patriot is the lead fly, and lands rainbows and browns on the Farmington.
Date published: 2020-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fly Charlie Meck designed this fly. It is a classic attractor fly that often gets trout moving to the surface. It also works well in tandem with a dropper fly. It is also easy to see.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Patriot Dry Fly This is a popular pattern that is tied often. These samples were as delicately put together as any I have seen. A god buy.
Date published: 2015-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for wild trout The Patriot is my go to fly for wild trout here in western Pa and also on the the mountain streams of western North Carolina. I always have several #12 Patriots in my fly box.
Date published: 2015-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well constructed Well constructed fly with a hint of attractor to it. A worthy alternative to the more common offerings. Should be an option in any fly fisherman's arsenal.
Date published: 2015-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Floats like a cork I read about this being a great indicator dry as it was supposed to float like a cork. It really does, and it's easy to see on the water. Makes a great dry dropper combo. Had good success with this on a recent trip to East Tennessee's Clinch.
Date published: 2014-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fine fly! This is a go-to fly for brook trout on the Upper Manistee River in northern Michigan. It substantially out-catches other flies fished alongside it by other anglers.
Date published: 2013-08-09
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