Hook: CZF #8
Tail: GP crest sealed with UV varnish
Body: Medium olive hare / rabbit / olive glister mix
Rib: Tying thread tag
Wing: Fine deer hair
Thorax: As body
Really simple but effective fly, excellent as a static dry, but can also work 'pulled'. Seal the crest tail by pulling it through UV varnish to help it hold its shape.
Great when Green Drakes are around and fish really like the low riding profile of the curved hook.
Although trout is his first love Allan occasionally chases the Salmon, Grayling stocked fish and even dabbles in salt water when the chance arises. Allan is a GAIA qualified trout instructor and a has been a regluar contributor to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Magazine for over ten years.