Tying the Overtaker Salmon Fly with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the Overtaker, a variant on the already renowned Undertaker salmon fly, proven deadly for Atlantic Salmon both here and across the pond.

Materials Used: Hook - Salar Double Size 9
Thread - Uni 8/0 Fire Orange
Tag - Uni Small Gold Oval Tinsel
Butt - Uni-Floss Hot Green and Chinese Red
Body - Lite Brite Metallic Green Dubbing
Hackle - Indian Hen Dyed Black
Wing - Pearl/Green Flash Lite Brite and Arctic Fox dyed Black
Eyes - Jungle Cock
Head - Glo-Brite Floss Number 4
Davies preferred type of whip finish tool can be found HERE!

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre - if you need any help finding them or choosing substitutes we will be more than happy to help!