Billy Butt – Trustworthy ammunition for Umba and Ponoi

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One of the most productive Salmon flies you can have in your box, must be the famous Billy But.

The birth of Billy Butt, took place in our fabulous Umba Lodge in 1998. That season we caught during our 20 weeks season nearly 3000 salmon – Biggest salmon that season was a 39Lbs fresh Osenka

Black flies are always deadly, and the Red Butt and Billy Butt has to be the leading flies on the Umba.

Always bring a bunch of “Billies”, or buy them in our camp shop

Billy Butt – Dressings:

Tying Silk : Black

Tag : Oval Copper tinsel

Butt hackle: Bright Yellow Hackle

Tail : Fluorescent Red wool

Butt : Fluorescent red wool

Body: Flat copper Tinsel

Rib :oval copper tinsel

Front hackle : Black hackle fibres

Wing : Black Polar fox or other soft hair material

Hook: Double hook in size 6 – 8

The Umba River is one of those places, where you may lose your soul forever, but you may very well also discover it there.

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