Tying the Brown Quilled Spider (Dry Fly) with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the Brown Quilled Spider, a very productive double hackled, high-riding dry fly that floats readily in even tumbled water.

Hook: Partridge SLD Dry Fly Hook size 14
Thread: Uni-8/0 Dark Brown
Tail: Dyed Grey Chinese Cock Fibres
Body: Dyed Brown Stripped Peacock Quill
Hackle: Natural Black Micro Barb Saddle Cock and Indian Cock in Grizzle

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!