Seal's Fur Black Pennell
Hook: Kamasan B175 or B170 size 10,12 or 14
Tail: Golden Pheasant tippets.
Rib: Flat silver
Body: 'Blood Black', 'Ant Black', or black seal's fur.
Body Hackle: Black hen.
Head Hackle: Black hen.
One of the very fist flies that I ever 'pimped'. In my formative fly fishing years, the standard Black Pennell rapidly became a firm favourite on the tail position, where it quite rightly belongs. Not a great deal of use on the top dropper though, hence the addition of a body hackle, and some seal's fur. Read more in the link below...