Waterhen Bloa

Waterhen Bloa Shadow 017A classic North Country Spider. When wet the yellow silk and mole fur combine to give the body an olive cast. The mole also moves in the water like the gills along the side of a small insect.

Thread – Pearsall’s Yellow no. 4 waxed with cobblers wax to an olive tone

Hook – 14-16

Dubbing – water rat or mole fur as sparse as your mother-in-law’s beard

Hackle – Waterhen underwing coverts

Settle, North Yorkshire
August 12, 2020, 12:53 am
real feel: 18°C
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 100%
wind speed: 7 mph NE
wind gusts: 9 mph
sunrise: 5:42 am
sunset: 8:45 pm
More forecast...