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Grey Ugly

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Product Description

My introduction to the Grey Ugly was a memorable one, as I was out-fished by three generations of Wyoming women along the headwaters of the North Plate River.  Armed with both fly and spinning rods, fishing this fly both on top of and beneath the surface of the water, Grandma, Mother, and Daughter in-law put on a clinic on how to catch fish!  The big brother to the Griffith's Gnat and Renegade fly patterns, the Grey Ugly would be more aptly named "The Sure Thing" or "Silver Bullet" when fish are feeding on large Chironomids or Mosquito! 

Dry/Wet:  Dry or Wet

Fly Category: Generalist Pattern

Family: Midges & Chironomids

Species: Blackfly, Chironomid, Mosquito

Life Stage: Adult

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Returns Policy

We pride ourselves in the production of quality flies and fishing gear, and want our customers to be 100% satisfied with every purchase they make from Ascent Fly Fishing. That's why we are happy to offer a 30 day return policy on all items that are unused, are in brand new condition, and come back with their original tags and packaging.  Items that are returned beyond 30 days will be eligible for store credit, which will be issued in the form of a gift certificate.  Items returned without their original packaging and tags, or items that have been used are not eligible for return.

This policy applies to all products we sell with the exception of terminal tackle (leaders, tippets, weights, floatants, indicators, etc.), digital downloads, classes, sale items and Biologist Crafted Fly Selections.

A 10% restocking fee will apply.


The Client will be responsible for paying the shipping costs to return the item. Shipping costs are nonrefundable.


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  1. Great North Park and Wyoming pattern

    Posted by Scott S on 20th Sep 2022

    Quality is excellent. Tough to find this pattern, so I was happy to see Ascent offer it.

  2. Quality looks great

    Posted by Cherie Lynn Wright on 20th Oct 2020

    The quality of the flies looks great, beautifully tied. They arrived quickly!! I was excited to find these, I have been looking for them for a while. I want to give these as gifts to the fishermen and women in my family. Can't wait to do give them as gifts.

  3. Great Fly

    Posted by Ted Smith on 9th Jun 2020

    I've had old time local fishermen tell me about this classic fly for years. Not a common pattern to find. This one is beautifully tied. Size 16: First cast onto North Catamount Reservoir on Pikes Peak netted me a 16" fat rainbow!

  4. grey ugly dry

    Posted by Filbert Lovato on 22nd Aug 2019

    kind of small would like to find the grey ugly in a size 10 as with my age I have a hard time seeing eye of the hook to tie my leaders to. thanks

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