Originally Posted by dalerio
starling hackle. wrap almost the whole shank in lead wire, i have tried black possum and squirrel and hairs ear. it doesn't look special but it works. i tie them as small as i can. then again it could be i have more confidence in them but like i said i fished 2 nymphs tandem and that was the one they took
I'm going to tie it with a red wire rib. I've noticed that my black midges seem to work with a red wire rib. What size hook do you tie them on?