Mrs Simpson – Best Fly Fishing Flies
The Mrs Simpson is another traditional wet fly pattern, that is known as a streamer or a killer. This fly has many originators and it is hard to say who actually came up with the fly. One thing everyone agrees upon is the name of this fly. It was named after the Duchess of Windsor, Mrs Wallis Simpson, who caused quite a bit of controversy when she and King Edward VIII started to get romantically involved. More on the story below.
Type Of Fly?
- Wet Fly
When To Use?
- All Year
Where To Use?
The fly was named after Mrs Simpson, as legend has it, because this fly worked so well on catching and luring Trout, and the way Mrs Simpson almost lured King Edward VIII into marriage, it was only fitting that the fly was named after the Duchess Of Windsor. The Mrs Simpson fly is a great streamer for catching Trout, Barbel and Bass, and is a very similar pattern to the legendary Walkers Killer.