Published May 5. 2017 - 7 years ago
Updated or edited Jun 3. 2018

Sulphur Spinner

We welcome Don Ward back to the channel! In this video, Don Ward of the Keystone Fly Rod Company ties a unique version of his Sulphur Spinner. This version of the spinner is a great one to use at dusk...and don't forget your UV light when on the water.

Hook: Daiichi 1110; #14
Thread: UNI 8/0; Tan
Tail: Microfibetts; Lt. Blue Dun
Body: Turkey Biots; Sulphur Yellow
Wing: Snowshoe Rabbit; natural
Wing Case: UV Flashabou; #6955
Thorax: Sulphur dubbing

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Sulfur spinner patterns...

The problem with traditional spinner patterns like this one is that they are not very buoyant. The tendency to sink rather than float is exacerbated when fishing in low light or in the dark. I have spent endless hours fishing this type of pattern in the dark and have learned this the hard way. The good news is that it is not uncommon for trout to feed on submerged spinners. Not very impressed with the "glowing" UV feature.


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