Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Black Paradise
Tied By Scotty Howell

Black Paradise, Tied By Scott Howell
Name Black Paradise
Category Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson Spey (2051) or Partridge CS 10/1 Bartleet Traditional size(s) #6 through #1.5
ThreadBlack Danville Flymaster 6/0 un-waxed thread
TagFine Oval Gold Tinsel and Orange UniFloss or UniStretch
Tail Hot Red Saddle Hackle fibers
Body1/3d Benicchi's Blue Iridescent Thread, 2/3d Black Bear underfur dubbing
RibSmall Oval Gold Tinsel
Collar(s)Natural Badger Saddle Hackle under Natural Guinea Fowl
WingBlack Bear or Black-dyed Calftail
HeadBlack

This version of the Black Paradise is tied by Scott Howell. See his notes about it below. You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell.

Scotty's Notes: This is a simpler variation of a Charles DeFoe design.