About the Greenwell Spider Trout Fly
The Greenwell Spider is ideal for when the olives or iron blue are hatching. Olives hatch right through the season and are a regular source of food.
A simple and uncomplicated wet fly which is used to fish the upper inches of the water.
It's a fly that catches fish!
Excellent grayling pattern, a real favourite for the Lady of the Stream!
This spider was adapted from the most famous of all British flies, the "Greenwell's Glory".
Creator of this trout fly: Canon Greenwell & James Wright
Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey
Country of origin for this trout fly: England
This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams
- Hook : 14.
- Thread : Yellow.
- Body : Waxed yellow tying thread.
- Rib : Gold wire.
- Hackle : Coch-y-bondhu or furnace hen hackle.
The cock-y-bondhu hackle used is longer than that used on a Greenwell's Glory.
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