3| Dragon Fritz Dab­bler

Trout Fisherman (UK) - - Fly Masters -

MICHAEL EVERITT HOOK: Size 8 wet fly THREAD: Black 8/0 BUTT: Red Glo-Brite No.4 floss TAIL: Cock pheas­ant tail fi­bres BODY: Black pearl Dragon Fritz BODY HACKLE: Black cock hackle COL­LAR HACKLE: Griz­zle hen hackle WING: Bronze mal­lard, plus a few strands of red Krys­tal Flash CHEEKS: Red goose biots PETER SAYS: Michael has used the cloak­ing wing and hack le of the Dab­bler for the base of his en­try. A very well-tied fly, show­ing off a high level of skill. A fine black and pearl Fritz body works par­tic­u­larly well, the pro­file be­ing soft­ened by a black cock hack le wound in open turns. Ex­tra flash comes from redKry st al Flash, tied in un­der the wing so that sparkle shin es through.

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