The Black Watch by Larry Leight

The Black Watch - Larry Leight

The Black Watch – Larry Leight

Tied by: Larry Leight
Originated by: Larry Leight

The Black Watch Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook #1 8xl
Thread: Black 8/0
Tag: Copper flat tinsel
Tail: Peacock sword
Body: Black floss
Rib: Peacock flat tinsel
Belly: Light blue then olive then white bucktail (sparse)
Throat: Purple then white hackle fibers
Wing: Kingfisher blue hackle flanked by Highlander green hackle flanked by black hackle
Shoulder: Lady Amherst green back feather
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black


The Black Watch is another streamer from Larry’s Tartan series. The colors for the this pattern come from The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion of Scotland which is an infantry battalion. We will be showing more of Larry’s Tartan Series streamers throughout the year.

Larry Leight Larry Leight – When I lived up North in NY State there were many places to test my flies. Now, living here in the coastal south of North Carolina not so much, and I really miss it. At present, my own streamers are works of art, but are made to work.
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2 Responses to The Black Watch by Larry Leight

  1. Kevin Gilroy Greene, NY says:

    Absolutely beautiful Larry.

  2. jimk4 says:

    I couldn’t agree more, Larry – your streamers are works of art!

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