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Wiggling Worm

Wiggling Worm
TypeCold saltwater fly
Kasper Mühlbach
Year of origin
A little difficult
Target species
Sea trout (sea run)
Steelhead (sea run)

HookAberdeen, #2
ThreadRusty, 8/0
BeadRed, 3.8 mm
HeadMagic Head
TailAngel Hair, gold an brownish Marabou
Rib0.20 mm nylon
Back3 mm Scud Back or similar
Belly3 mm Scud Back or similar
BodyCrystal Chenille, brown, medium

Tying instructions

  1. Pass the bead over the shank to behind the hook eye.
  2. Let the Magic head follow, hollow part forward, placing it so that it covers the bead and the hook eye.
  3. Secure both with thread and/or glue
  4. Tie a few fibers of Angel Hair.
  5. Tie in the marabou tail.
  6. Tie in the rib.
  7. Tie in the back shield.
  8. Tie in the shield for the belly.
  9. Tie in the crystal flash.
  10. Take the thread to the hook eye.
  11. Bring the chenille forward.
  12. Trim it on the upper and lower side to give it a flat profile.
  13. Pull the belly shield forward. Tie down behind the Magic Head.
  14. Pull the shell back forward. Tie down behind the Magic Head.
  15. Rib the fly.
  16. Secure the ribbing.
  17. Cut off the excess.
  18. Whipfinish and add some head cement behind the cone and bead.

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