Partridge Trout Heritage Streamer 5X
- Packs of 15
- Bronze finish
- Looped Down Eye
- Sizes # 2, 4, 6, 8
Partridge Trout Heritage Streamer 5X are long down-eyed hooks ideal for classic streamers. Round forged bend and ring-eye makes this perfect for tying classic streamers on heritage hooks as the models described in the great Mike Valla’s book, The Classic Streamer Fly Box. As an example the Allie’s Favorite, the Blue Devil, the Bumblepuppy, the Cains River Roaring Rapids, the Colonel Bates, the Missoulian Spook, the Parma Belle, the Warden’s Worry.
Available also in longer version as the Partridge Trout Heritage Streamer 7X, the Partridge Trout Heritage Streamer 9X, and the Partridge Carrie Stevens Streamer 10X, and in shorter versione as the Partridge Trout Streamer 4X, also suitable for making traditional streamers, but not belonging to the heritage family. To tie classic streamer can be useful also the Bucktail Whole Tail, the Ovale Pure Silk Floss, the Indian Peacock Eye, the Semperfli Flat Tinsel Small, the Semperfli Flat Tinsel Medium, the Semperfli Flat Tinsel Large.
Partridge of Redditch originates from Redditch in Central England where the manufacturing was based in Mount Pleasant. The early history of Partridge of Redditch is somewhat arcane. We know that the company was established on the basis of existing hook manufacturing shortly after the turn of the past century, but no one knows the exact year any longer. Partridge of Redditch take the name of it’s founder, Albert Partridge. He bequeathed the firm to his son Ted, who in turn sold the company to Alan Bramley in 1970, when none of his children were interested in taking over the company. Alan Bramley further developed the company, and in the 1970s he extended the production to include unique bamboo split cane rods as well as enduring to develop and improve hook construction. Due to him Partridge of Redditch has become an universally renowned fish hook brand. The last chapter of the history of Partridge of Redditch was initiated in 1996. Then the Norwegian hook manufacturer O. Mustad & Son acquired Partridge of Redditch from Alan Bramley. And later over the course of the 2000s Partridge of Redditch was back home in the UK by Mark Hamnet, who until now is running the company, keep following to develp new models and holding high the prestigious tradition.