Butcher Spider

Butcher Spider 013 ShadowA spider version of the more famous upwinged fly. Roger Fogg fishes this fly  in tandem on point and dropper because he feels that the fish take it for one fry chasing another.

Thread – Pearsall’s Black no. 9

Hook – Wet 12 -16

Body – Silver tinsel 2 layers

Hackle – Black hen

Rib – Silver wire

Tail – Ibis substitute

Weather
Settle, North Yorkshire
August 12, 2020, 1:48 am
Cloudy
Cloudy
19°C
real feel: 18°C
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 99%
wind speed: 7 mph NE
wind gusts: 9 mph
sunrise: 5:42 am
sunset: 8:45 pm
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