Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

Foileel

Articles relating to pattern

Originator: 
Martin Joergensen
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Start the thread close to the hook eye leaving a little space
  2. Tie in a small bunch of Polar bear (or white bucktail) about 4 times the length of the hook under the shank
  3. Tie in a small bunch of olive bucktail slightly longer on top of the shank
  4. Top with a couple of peacock herl
  5. Attach Fleye Foils to the side of the fly, making sure the small protrusion on the foil flushes with the bare shank right behind the hook eye
  6. Catch these protrusions with the thread
  7. Cover and build a small head
  8. Whip finish and cut thread
  9. Pull back materials tightly and cover fly front and foils with a UV resin such as Bug-Bond
  10. Distribute the resin to form a slender body
  11. Harden with UV light
Materials: 
Hook
Scierra stinger hook size 12 (corresponds to ordinary hook size 6-8)
Thread
6/0 chartreuse
Belly
Polar bear (use white bucktail as a substitute)
Wing
Olive bucktail and a couple of straws of smooth pearl flash
Topping
Two peacock herl
Sides
Bay Anchovy Fleye Foils size small
Coating
Bug-bond Light Curing Resin
Log in or register to pre-fill name on comments, add videos, user pictures and more.
Read more about why you should register.