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Model: BLS-5005-12Bar Code: 886741046909Brand: The Essential Fly
The Waterhen Bloa Spider is a great traditional northen spider. When wet, this fly is thought to represent an emerging or drowned Blue Winged Olive
For the more adventurous among you we have provided tying specifications for the Waterhen Bloa Spider. Remember at The Essential Fly we sell the Waterhen Bloa Spider at incredible prices with a top quality fly and service to back it up. It is certainly worth tying the Waterhen Bloa Spider yourself to understand the pleasure of catching a fish with your own tied fly, however at the price we sell flies it is only worth tying one or two Waterhen Bloa Spider as your can spend more time fishing instead of tying flies - buy volume online with us.
12 to 16
Pale yellow silk, thread very lightly dubbed ideally with mole fur so the colour of the thread shines through the dubbing.
Gun metal grey waterhen / moorhen feather
In Mike Harding's book on Northen spiders there is a delightful quote: "The mole fur must be dubbed, according to Malcolm Greenhalgh, very lightly, “as light as your mother-in-law’s beard.”
Critical to tying spiders is the sparseness of the hackles. You should not have more than 2 turns of hackle on a northern spider. Less is more!
as with Olive Bloa and the rest of my order good quality and price
On time, as ordered..just what I needed!