Published Apr 21. 2011 - 12 years ago
Updated or edited Jan 30. 2021

Spider NJ

Once again, simple is good! Once again, black is good! Once again, rubber legs are good! Once again a tube fly from Nils Jorgensen. This little tube fly is so easy to tie that you can easily fill a box in no time.

Spider NJ - Simple, black, flash, rubber legs. What can go wrong?
Spider NJ
Nils Folmer Jørgensen

Once again, simple is good!

This little fly is so easy to tie that you can easily fill a box with versions with different weights in no time. Thanks to the Pro Tubefly System, it is easy to add different Drop Weights to the Flexi Tube. If you need extra weight, you can add a Pro Cone Disc but I like this fly with the Pro Sonic Disc.

The colors are mostly black and this is the most safe color for both salmon and trout in my opinion. Black flash and the rubber legs make it alive as does the little squirrel strip.

The fly can be fish classic downstream but also upstream. I prefer to make small strips of around 5 cm to tease the fish and this I believe works well with this fly.

This fly simply works were many others fail!

Spider NJ
Pattern type: 
Tube fly
Nils Folmer Jørgensen
Black Pro Tube 10/40mm
Tying thread
Black 8/0
Pro Tube Dropweight
Rubber legs
Orange w/sparkle
Black squirrel zonker strip and a bit of black flash
Jungle Cock (optional)
Black rooster
Black Pro Tube turbo cone
Skill level/difficulty: 

The tying is so simple it can be described in three steps:

Step 1 - tube, weight, rubber legs

Step 2 - wing, cheeks, hackle

Step 3 - cone

The fly and the fish - One more fell for the Spider-NJ
Sea run brown - A large sea run brown trout has taken the Spider
Even brownies like spiders - Large browns can be hungry, and go for tubes such as the Spider-NJ
Spider fish
Nils Folmer Jørgensen

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