North Country Spiders
North Country Spiders and Soft-Hackle fly patterns have been around for hundreds of years. The traditional North Country flies have been very foundation of flyfishing in northern England, and the traditional north country spider patterns have influenced generations of anglers worldwide.
Read my series of flyfishing blog posts on a range of North Country Spiders and Soft-hackle fly patterns including fly patterns from T.E. Pritt, Edmonds & Lee, as well as soft-hackled flymph patterns from American anglers such as Leisenring, Hidy and Nemes. The Sliding Stream and North Country Flies.