Realistic Flies – Ladybugs – Set of 8 Flies
This is your ultimate ladybug fly collection – a set of our super realistic ladybugs. Don’t let their cuteness fool you – these little ladies are deadly! These flies have been carefully designed and crafted to be an authentic replicas of a real ladybugs. They are of a right size, have the ladybug oval shape, have the specific coloring with black spots and markings and all feature a set of flexible legs. They are of the right weight, so when one of these flies hits water it resembles the real insect.
The set comes with 8 flies – two of each of our ladybug variations, all in hook size #12:
- 2 Realistic Red Ladybug flies
- 2 Realistic Yellow Ladybug flies
- 2 Realistic Green Ladybug flies
- 2 Realistic Pink Ladybug flies
Red & Yellow Ladybug Fly Fishing
Ladybug belongs to a family of small beetles ranging in color – they can be red, yellow or orange and most commonly have small black spots on their wing covers. As they are in essence beetles, and not true bugs, more correct names would be ladybird beetles or lady beetles. Ladybugs are small in size, ranging from few millimeters to about 1 cm in length. Some species feed on plants while others are predators and feed on aphids and scale insects, so they can be found near vegetation.
Green Ladybug (Spotted Cucumber Beetle) Fly Fishing
Latin name: Diabrotica undecimpunctata
Green ladybug is not a true ladybug but a spotted cucumber beetle (Diabrotica undecimpunctata), a plant-eating green beetle with black spots. This insect is one of the most notorious agricultural pests feeding on cucumber, been, cotton, corn and other leaves. They are about 0.5 cm long and are most active in the spring and summer. They can be found in the fields, farms, gardens, meadows, so when fishing a stream nearby, this can be a great fly pattern to fish with.
Pink Spotted Ladybug Fly Fishing
Latin: Coleomegilla maculata
Pink spotted ladybugs are native to North American continent. They primarily feed on aphids and can be found near vegetation. Pink ladybugs are most abundant in September, just before they go into winter hibernation. They emerge again in the spring time to mate and later lay the eggs. These little insects can be found in the fields, farms, gardens, meadows, so when fishing a stream nearby, this can be a great fly pattern to fish with.
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