A great sea-trout night fly fished on a sinking line when things go quiet. It is also good in daytime in coloured water; don’t be surprised if a salmon grabs it!

Material list for the Blue and Peacock Stinger

Treble: Size 12-14  Hook: Size 2-6 longshank

Connection: 30lb black Amnesia nylon

Treble body: Silver holographic tinsel

Thread: Fire orange Uni 6/0

Main body: Black floss

Rib: Silver holographic tinsel large, then superglue over

Wing: Peacock herl (the finer feathers towards the top of the eye)

Overwing: Blue Krinkle Mirror Flash

Head hackle: Royal blue schlappen