This is a fly that was originally designed for Sewin (Sea trout) but has proved more than its worth for bass and other saltwater species.


Hook: Any long shank from 14 through to 4. The one shown is a size 10 Kamesan B800. Remember if fishing this pattern in saltwater you will need to rinse the flies after use in warm soapy water to ensure they do not corrode.

Silk:  Black 8/0
Under Thorax: Lead wire
Tail: Pheasant Tail Fibres. (The original called for Bronze Mallard Fibres)
Rib: Fine silver wire
Body: Blue Krystal Mirror flash wound on.
Shell Back: Pheasant Tail fibres ( Bronze Mallard in the original).
Thorax: Peacock herl fibres wound on