Fly Fishing for Barbel

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Flies to fly fish for Barbel

Barbus barbus

A fish of great strength and cunning, the barbel presents a huge challenge to fly fishers. Be patient and persevere, though, and you will enjoy great sport.

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Here is a list of flies that you can use to fly fish for Barbel. You can click on each fly to view more details about how they're tied and what insects or other animals they mimick. Note that we might not have all of them in our database, do send us an email if you feel there is an important fly missing.



Czech Nymph

Diawl Bach

Hare's Ear Nymph


Montana Nymph

Pheasant Tail Nymph

Prince Nymph

San Juan Worm


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