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