A fly that has stood the test of time, and a great pattern for salmon, grilse and sea-trout. Fish it on a floating line.

Material list for the Executioner

Hook: Size 6-12 Partridge Patriot CS16U/2 double

Thread: White  

Tag: Silver wire

Tail: Golden pheasant crest

Butt: Red Glo-Brite floss

Rib: Silver wire

Body: Silver holographic tinsel

Throat: Black hackle fibres

Wing: Black opossum (or squirrel or Arctic runner)  

Cheeks: Jungle cock

Head: Red Glo-Brite floss