This pattern is a productive little fly during the later part of spring when some hawthorns and the last of the duck fly is still about. It also can be a good fish catcher during the summer months when the trout are feeding on small dark flies in the subsurface of the warm waves on hill loughs through out Ireland.
Hook: Size 14-12 B175 Kamasan
Thread: Black twist thread
Tail: Spectra dubbing teased out
Rib: Sliver wire
Dubbing: Black blend dubbing
Body Hackle: Soft black cock
Legs: Black daddy legs
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Shoulder Hackle: Black Hen Hackle
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