About the Stewart's Black Spider Trout Fly
The Black Spider created by W C Stewart 150 years ago is the 'classic' 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 : 10 - 14
- Silk : Brown
- Body : Tying silk well waxed
- Hackle : Cock starling (with sheen)
Original hackle was Landrail
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