About the Greenwell Spider Trout Fly
This spider was adapted from the most famous of all British flies "Greenwell's Glory" 1854. Ideal for when the Olives are hatching.
Olives hatch right through the season and are regular source of food.
Excellent Grayling pattern - a real favourite for the Lady of the stream!
Creator of this trout fly: Canon Greenwell & James Wright
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams
- Hook : 14
- Thread : Yellow
- Body : Waxed yellow tying thread
- Rib : Gold wire
- Hackle : Coch-y-bondhu or furnace hen hackle
The cock-y-bondhu hackle used is longer than that used on a Greenwell's Glory
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