tube: 35mm long stainless steel needle tube, diameter
hackle: coloured hackle tied in under the hair wing
wing: dyed black squirrel tail
Night Tube Fly - step 1
Insert tube in tube fly vice and lay a
short bed of tying thread
Night Tube Fly - step 2
Tie in an orange hackle. Colour may be
varied to taste and for tonal quality.
Night Tube Fly - step 3
Wind a few turns of hackle, trim stalk and
tie back to desired angle.
Night Tube Fly - step 4
Tie in a bunch of dyed black squirrel tail
hair on the top side of the tube.
Night Tube Fly - step 5
Rotate the vice through 360 degrees and
tie in a second bunch of squirrel hair opposite the first.
Form a neat head and apply two or three coats of varnish.
The Night Tube Fly
The Night Tube Fly armed with size 14