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Green Beetle trout fly


The Green Beetle trout fly imitates Manuka Beetles which trout actively feed on. These beetles appear in summer and are eagerly sought by trout. A most effective fly to have when fishing in backcountry areas during warm summer weather.

Green Beetle
Art of Fly Fishing Calendar, 1998
© Michael Scheele

Type Dry fly
Use During November and December daylight hours when Manuka Beetles are active. The wind blows them onto the water - sometimes in great numbers.
Represents The native Manuka Beetle.
See also Green Manuka
Beetle patterns
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