Yes, I know - do not laugh but this fly works. I tied it many years ago when I still was in my fly tying infancy, but due to its success it stayed in the my fly box… My favourite method in presenting this fly is with a floating or intermediate line and hand twist retrieve.
Originator: Danie Erasmus
Hook: #12 Mustad 3906B or equivalent
Thread: 6/0 Black
Tail: Black Marabou
Ribbing: Medium Red Wire
Body: Black Marabou
Head: Medium Black Pearl Chenille