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Stewart's Red Spider Fly

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About the Stewart's Red Spider Trout Fly

The Red Spider is an acknowledge winning variant of W C Stewart's classic Black Spider.
The extra hackle give the impression of a rising sedge pupa
with air trapped in its shuck.

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Creator of this trout fly: W C Stewart (1850s')

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: Scotland

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish


  • Hook : 14 - 18
  • Silk : Yellow
  • Body : Tying silk well waxed until looks olive'ish
  • Hackle : Starling underwing dyed ginger

Original hackle was Landrail

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