Black & Silver Needle Tube Fly

Needle Tubes and Tube Flies

Step by Step dressing of this ultra slim sea trout tube fly

by John Gray

sea trout tube fly - Black & Silver

Black and Silver Sea Trout Tube Fly



Tube: 40 mm stainless steel needle tube, external diameter 1.5mm
Wing: Dyed black squirrel tail with two strands of Krystal Flash


A very simple and very effective sea trout lure for those summer nights on the river


Step 1: Secure needle tube in tube fly vice and lay a short bed of red thread

Needle Tube in needle tube vice


Step 2: Tie in two strands (one strand doubled) of Krystal Flash

Black & Silver Needle Tube Fly - step 1


Step 3: Tie in a bunch of black squirrel hair

Black & Silver sea trout tube fly - step 3


Step 4: Rotate vice through 180 degrees and tie in a second bunch of black hair opposite the first

 Black and Silver sea trout tube fly - step 4


Step 5: trim ends, form a neat head and finish with three coats of Cellire No. 1 varnish

Black and Silver salmon tube - step 5


Step 6: Add a link of clear silicone tubing (bore 1.0mm) and a hook of choice

sea trout needle tube fly - Black & Silver step 6


a few more sea trout needle tube flies .....

Sea Trout Needle Tube Flies


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