The trend nowadays is towards smaller and smaller flies and lures as people have found you do not need a huge lure to catch fish and you can still get your favourite pattern they are just smaller, and its easier to fish with a team of mini lures as you get fewer tangles and they are easier to manage.
The Sparkler is used to imitate a small fish, and it can be fished at almost any depth with different rates of retrieve. The Sparkler is an ideal lure to use in the fry season around October and November time. This is my particular favourite
Dawsons Olive trout fly is another one of the greats where trout lures are concerned. Although the fly has not got the same notoriety as the cats whisker ( why I don't know as this fly catches just as many fish ) it is definitely one that any stillwater angler needs in his box