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TypeCold saltwater fly
Kasper Mühlbach
Year of origin
Tied by
Kasper Muhlbach
Target species
Brown trout
Sea trout (sea run)
Steelhead (sea run)

HookStreamer, size 2-6.
ThreadRusty, 8/0.
UnderbodyRed yarn.
BodyRe-Flash Tubing, orange.
TailHackle fibres, mixed yellow and orange.
WingZonker strip, cross coloured, orange/yellow.
False hackle (throat)Orange hackle fibres, let them almost reach the hook point.

Tying instructions

  1. Mix a tail from yellow and orange hackle fibres. Tie them in just above the hook bend.
  2. Tie in the yarn and turn it over the shank to form a nice tapered under body.
  3. Let the tube slide down the shank. Secure it just above the hook bend. Make 1-2 mm of the tube stand out from the secure point.
  4. Tie in the zonker strip. Let 1-2 mm stand out from the secure point. Avoid trapping the hair.
  5. Whipfinish.
  6. Tie down the tupe at the head.
  7. Tie down the zonker strip at the head. Make sure to stretch it, as it gets sloppy when wet.
  8. Tie in a bunch of orange hackle fibres as a false hackle.
  9. Form a nice little head and whipfinish.

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