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.
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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