Published May 24. 2020 - 1 month ago

8b March Brown Spider

March Brown Spider. Edmonds and Lee's classic 8b March Brown Spider dressed by Robert L Smith author of The North Country Fly. Learn to dress this classic soft hackle spider pattern for use on freestone rivers.
For more information on a range of classic north country fly patterns check out my blog https://theslidingstream.net/

8b March Brown
Hook: Size 10 or 12 Partridge SUD2
Silk: Pearsall's Orange No 6a
Body: Silk dubbed with the fur from the nape of a rabbit's neck
which has been lightly tinged red with Crawshaw's Red Spinner dye
Rib: Gold wire or tinsel
Hackle: Hackled with a mottled brown feather from a Snipe's rump
Head: Orange Silk
Tail: Two strands from a feather froms a Snipe's rump, same feather as used for the wings

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