About the Stewart's Black Spider Trout Fly
Stewart's Black Spider is a type of Wet Spider fly that was created over 160 years ago by Scottish fly tyer W.C. Stewart. Despite its age, this classic spider pattern has remained highly effective and is still a go-to pattern for many anglers today.
The Stewart's Black Spider is an understated yet highly effective pattern that features a simple black body and a generous amount of hackle. This combination of materials gives the impression of a rising sedge pupa with air trapped in its shuck, making it highly effective for imitating a wide range of prey species in the water.
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
- Hook : 10-14.
- Silk : Brown.
- Body : Tying silk well waxed.
- Hackle : Cock starling, with sheen.
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