Hook: Alec Jackson Spey (black), #3 - #7
Thread: black 8/0
Tag: find gold tinsel (the original pattern calls for fine silver tinsel)
Tail: red hackle fibers
Rib: fine gold tinsel (The original pattern calls for find silver tinsel).
Body: black floss or thinly dressed black dubbing
Hackle: dark purple
Wing: black squirrel tail
Head: black, small
Comments: A really beautiful variation, albeit expensive, is to substitute a gold hook for the black.