- Thread: White UTC 70 denier
- Hook: Kamazan B175 #10
- Body: Tying thread covered with medium-width pearl Mylar
- Rib: Fine silver wire
- Wing: Veniards white polar synthetic fur with bronze mallard slip on top
- Beard: Red cock hackle
- Head: Tying thread coloured with black marking pen
- Tie in the thread and starting 1mm from the hook eye run thread down the shank, with touching turns, to the bend of the hook.
- Take the thread back up the hook and tie in the silver wire and run the thread back down the hook shank again to secure the wire
- Take the thread back up the hook and tie in the pearl Mylar down the shank.
- Once again, take the thread back up the hook and park it.
- Wind in the Mylar up the hook shank and tie off.
- Wind in the rib on top of the Mylar and tie off.
- Take a bunch of polar hair and straighten the ends. Tie this using the pinch and loop technique.
- Take a bronze mallard slip and fold it in to the centre from both sides and then fold again. Tie in using a pinch and loop.
- Snip off waste.
- Take a bunch of red hackle fibre and make a false beard.
- Using a marker pen, colour a length of thread black and then form a head.
- Finish with whipped turns and varnish.
With this fly I won the fly fishing club’s boat competition at Draycote. Lots of people that I have given this fly to have had similar success when rainbows are fry feeding.