How to Tie a Hardy’s Favourite Wet Fly

Davie McPhail: “I’m going to tie an old wet fly, an old pattern called the Hardys Favourite.  It’s just a basic fly, a good color combination and I thought you would just like to see it….”


Hook: Fulling Mill All-Purpose Medium, size 12
Thread: Uni-8/0 Black
Tail: Golden Pheasant Tippet
Rib: Red Floss
Body: Peacock Herl
Hackle: Brown Partridge
Wing: Speckled Hen