Published Jan 16. 2021 - 5 months ago

Dark Needle

The dark needle is a great pattern from Edmonds & Lee's "Brook and River Trouting". It's ideal toward the end of the season and is very effective when there are small stoneflies on the water. To support my channel and enter the giveaways head to and become a patron or support through

Material list

Hook: Kamasan B170 size 16
Thread: Uni 8/0 rusty brown
Head: Magpie tail herl
Hackle: Small feather from the back of a starling where the wing joins the body.

Brook and River Trouting is available through my amazon link here.

Martin Joergensen

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