Stan Headley tied this deadly trout fly, which fishes best on the top dropper and does well when mayfly or sedges are hatching.

Material list for the Summer Duck Dabbler

Hook: Size 10 Fulling Mill All-Purpose Medium

Thread: Rusty brown 

Tail: Summer duck fibres 

Rib: Fine oval gold  

Body: Invicta-yellow seal’s fur  

Body hackle: Light furnace cock  

Wing: Cloaking of summer duck  

Flash: A few strands of pearl flash