A follow-up from this mornings post on wetfly for trout: the combination red/black/silver is a combination that don’t go to wrong when it comes to trout. These are rather large (#6 Mustad S60-3399A) and can be used for both seatrout and grayling as well!
Trying to keep the front as sparse as possible: two turns is enough of the red hackle
A body-hackle with reverse-rib over the hackle to keep it in place.
The 3 variations on red/black: