Published Jan 9. 2021 - 9 months ago
Updated or edited Jan 16. 2021

Stone Midge

Pritt's No.40 Stone Midge North Country Spider.
Watch the tying of a classic North Country Spider, featuring the No.40 Stone Midge from T.E. Pritt’s classic book North Country Flies. Learn about how Pritt’s stated dressing of this pattern is at odds with modern fly tying techniques giving us a perfect example of how many of Pritt’s north country fly dressing become mixed up and confused. This north country spider fly is dressed by Robert L Smith the author of The North Country Fly and features authentic and vintage flytying materials.
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No.39 Old Master
Hook: Size 14 Partridge SUD2
Silk: Vintage Pearsall’s Ash Coloured Silk
Body: Heron Herl Hackle:
Feather: Peewit (Lapwing) Overcovert
Head: Magpie Herl

Martin Joergensen

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