A fly I took from Malcolm Greenhalgh’s splendid little book The Spider Guide. A great fly for all waters – it works well as a lake fly too.
Thread – Pearsall’s Hot Orange no. 19
Hook – Wet 10-14
Body – Silver tinsel (two layers)
Rib – Silver wire
Hackle and tail – Partridge
Wing – a clump of fibres from a partridge tail