Tyings for the Dark Watchett

From £1.80

Product Description

Materials suggested to tie this pattern including hook options:-

  • Partridge Classic Spider Hook L3AS or Kamasan B410. Sizes 12/14/16/18
  • Pearsall's No.19 Hot Orange Silk*, well waxed for the body
  • Pearsall's No.18 Purple Silk*, waxed and touch dubbed with mole & rabbit mix
  • Coot/ Moorhen (or similar light grey hackle from mallard or jackdaw scalp for hackle).


Coot/ Moorhen is very difficult to get hold of and often out of stock. Just in case we've listed jackdaw scalp as this is more readily available.

*Uni-Thread 6/0 Purple could be used as an alternative to Pearsalls purple silk which is no longer available. For smaller hooks use Uni-Thread 8/0. 200yd spools.

*Gordon Griffiths Cobweb 6/0 Orange could be used as an alternative to Pearsalls Hot Orange which is no longer available. For smaller hooks use Griffiths Wisp 8/0 orange. 100yd spools.

Delivery Information

UK POSTAL CHARGE - £2.90 per order. Should you include a heavier item in your order such as waders, boots, a fishing rod, fishing outfits, pedestal vice, landing net, large tackle bag or similar then the delivery charge would increase at checkout to £5.90. FREE POSTAGE ON ALL UK ORDERS OVER £50.00's (excluding postage)

NON UK CHARGES ON ORDERS UP TO 1 KILO - £2.90. You can get a lot in one kilo - especially Fly Tying Materials. We would contact you re cost if your order exceeded one kilo.

See Delivery Information for full details of our charges.

We aim to dispatch first class, same working day - not guaranteed but we do our best. Goods are not dispatched Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays.

We make every effort to ensure that goods listed are in stock.
Goods out of stock for a day or two will be sent separately. Should there be a longer delay we will contact you to ask your preference.