Utah Killer Bug Proves Itself on Yorkshire Grayling

by Dave Southall
(East Yorkshire, UK)

Thanks Chris for the Utah Killer Bug yarn you sent as a free sample with my last order. I thought I should tie an actual Utah Killer Bug so I looked up the tying on the net. I tied up a few in sizes 16 & 14.

Needless to say this variant of Frank Sawyer's grayling Killer Bug proved to be very effective yesterday on Pickering Beck (a small freestone stream) where I caught 9 grayling & 2 (out of season) trout & today on my local chalk stream (Driffield Beck) when it accounted for 4 grayling (best 16") & 3 (out of season trout).

Two friends fished with bait on Pickering Beck & between them caught 7 grayling (plus a few trout & dace): so the Utah Killer Bug & Tenkara proved more effective for grayling than bait!!! Two more possible converts?

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Dec 01, 2011
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by: TenkaraBum

I always like to hear that tenkara outfishes bait!

Of course, now everyone is going to want a sample of Utah Killer Bug Yarn! I recently reordered the yarn but neglected to order the pink thread - and my supplier doesn't even carry the pink wire.

Dec 01, 2011
by: ERiK

Glad to hear the Utah Killer Bug is working world wide! This makes me happy.


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