Published Sep 1. 2015 - 12 months ago

Danish Pastry Fly

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Originator: 
Martin Joergensen
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Attach the thread in the rear of the hook shank
  2. Tie in the copper ribbing
  3. Dub the body to a cylindrical, slender shape
  4. Prepare a hackle by removing the most webby part
  5. Tie in a pair of eyes under the hook shank in front of the body. leave space to tie in the hackle
  6. Tie in the hackle in front of the body behind the eyes, pointing away from yourself, shiny side towards the front of the fly
  7. Take a couple of hackle turns behind the eyes
  8. Turn the hackle down the body in 5-6 even turns
  9. Catch the hackle tip with the copper wire and turn this back up the body to secure the feather
  10. Continue turning the copper around the eyes in a figure eight movement
  11. Tie the copper down and trim the excess
  12. Cut off the hackle tip in the rear of the fly
Materials: 
Hook
Streamer size 4-6
Thread
Tan
Rib
Copper wire
Body
Camel wool hair (long fibred, tan)
Hackle
Cree rooster
Eyes
Bead chain
Head
Copper wire
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