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Stewart's Red Spider Fly

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About the Stewart's Red Spider Trout Fly

Stewart's Red Spider is a classic spider pattern that was created over 160 years. The extra hackle give the impression of a rising sedge pupa with air trapped in its shuck.

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 olive in colour.
  • Hackle : Starling under wing dyed ginger.

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