The Black Adder

Saturday, 16 November 2013  |  JP

JT first tied this fly in 2001 during the World FlyFishing Championships in Sweden to fool the grayling in the very peat-stainedrivers north of the Arctic Circle. It remains just as effective today,with its dark colour providing a clearsilhouette even in coloured or peaty water.

Hook: Fish On Curved
Thread: Fish On UTS (black)
Underbody: Lead wire
Dubbing: Fish On Shimmer-Dub (peacock)
Shellback: Fish On Shimmer-Back braided (black)
Rib: Fish On Coloured Wire (gold)

 

 

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