Published Sep 1. 2015 - 11 months ago

Martin's Mundane Sand Eel

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Originator: 
Martin Joergensen
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Very easy
Instruction: 
  1. Start the thread behind the hook eye
  2. Tie in 2-3 hackle feathers flat on top of the hook. Keep a bit of the fluffy part in front
  3. Tie in a flash straw on each side of the fly
  4. Finish off with 2-4 peacock herl on top of the wing
  5. Form a small head, whip finish and varnish
Materials: 
Hook
Kamasan B175 Size 6
Thread
Black 6/0
Wing
Narrow hackle feathers, grey, tan, grizzly or what you have
Flash
Smooth, straight pearl flash
Topping
Peacock herl
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