This fly is one of the best to use on the ridge pool and the lower tidal beats of the River May. Particularly good on dull and rainy days.
Here under you can see a step by step version, and under the pictures you can see the fly tying pattern.
The fly tying pattern:
- Tag: Oval copper tinsel
- Tail: GP red breast feather.
- Body: Rear 1/2 orange. Front 1/2 royal blue floss
- Rib: Oval copper tinsel
- Centre hackle: White or cream cock
- Front Hackle: Badger cock
- Head: Black
I use all time materials to my month flies from: