Hook: Either an Alec Jackson Spey or a
Partridge Bartleet Traditional salmon fly.
Thread: 6/0 or 8/0 Black.
Tail: Red cock fibers.
Butt: Fluorescent Green wool, thin.
Rib: Fine oval silver tinsel.
Body: A mixture of red, black and brown
seals fur with claret coloured squirrel bright
to give the bright tinsel look. Mix colours so
that they come out a nice rich dark claret colour,
and spin in a dubbing loop to get a tight body.
Hackle: 2 turns of Black hen hackle in collar style.
Wing: Fox coloured squirrel tail.
Option: Occasionally I will use silver squirrel
tail just to give the fish a different look during