Pattern Black Brahan

This pattern is immensly popular all over Scotland, but especially in the North where it is indispensable for rivers in low water conditon. The pattern has been equally good for me on Northwest Steelies. Simple, but effective.

Thread - black
Tag and Underlayment - Flat Silver
Body - Alec jackson Japanese Silk, Crimson
Rib - Small Oval Silver
Hackle - black
Wing - Black Squirrel

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Lovely little fly. Liked it so much I tied it as a single. The picture is in my gallery if you'd like to take a look.

Very nice pattern.