Looked the photo of the spiders. In my 40 plus years of spider fishing never ever seen a spider with a gold bead up here on Yorkshire dales rivers.

I have the luck to with Oliver Edwards who's more than willing pass on info and advise and part with a few fly's. A true Yorkshire gentleman

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Quote Originally Posted by bumble54 View Post
Interesting how those spiders have their hackles raked, which is how I try to tie mine, and yet many illustrations show the opposite.
With the hackle raked back, it pulses in the flow