3 Blue Flash Damsels tied on either size 10 hooks These hooks are extremely strong and sharp and are capable of holding the biggest Uk Trout.
With this pattern, it is a great fly fished solo. Often you will get best results on a sink tip line with an 11-18ft fluorocarbon leader. The retrieve I would use is a varied retrieve, often a pause followed by fast tweaks will result in a fish.
This pattern is one of the most deadly damsel variations. The blue flash damsel is in most modern fly fisherman's boxes in some form or another. That, put simply, is because it is absolutely deadly for still water fishing. The mobile marabou tail giving plenty of movement it is a great fly for both rainbow and brown trout.