Yellow Humpy ( AKA Horner Deer Hair Fly )

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Yellow Humpy ( AKA Horner Deer Hair Fly ). There is some dispute over the exact origins of the Humpy. Some claim it was originated in West Virginia and others claim its is from California. Joe Messinger of Morganstown WVA tied his pattern in the 1920’s and used bucktail for the tail. Jack Horner used his on Hat Creek in California.

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Description

Yellow Humpy ( AKA Horner Deer Hair Fly ). There is some dispute over the exact origins of the Humpy. Some claim it was originated in West Virginia and others claim it is from California. Jack Horner used this pattern fishing Hat Creek and it remains a popular pattern through out the Sierras. Joe Messinger of Morganstown, WVA also tied a similar pattern in the 1920’s. The yellow floss was added by western tyers using the Royal Coachman influence. It remains one of the most effective patterns. Ideal for fishing Sulpher hatches in Pa, NY and the Northeast.

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Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 3 × 1 × 1 in
Size

12, 14, 16, Any Doz