Freshwater fishing methods
Black and Peacock trout fly
||The Black and Peacock trout fly is a rounded shape
that represents a snail. Its origins trace back to 1816, so it is
one of the oldest patterns still in use today, testimony to its effectiveness.
It is also known as the Black and Peacock Spider.
Black and Peacock
Black and Peacock Spider
of Fly Fishing Calendar
© Michael Scheele
||The Black and Peacock is used on lake
and still waters where it is fished slowly along the bottom to represents
a small snail. The hackled spider pattern is fished slowly subsurface.