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Treacle Parkin

Treacle Parkin Shadow CS4 027The Treacle Parkin is a very old North Country Fly – the fact that it has been around so long would imply that is is also very effective

Thread – Pearsall’s Black no 9

Hook – Wet sizes 14 – 16

Body – Peacock herl

Tag – Yellow wool  (if using 4 ply remove 1 ply to keep tag in proportion)

Hackle – Greenwell (cock is more usual but I often use a hen hackle since I think this fly fishes better wet). A good graylng fly too.