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Martin's Mundane Sand Eel
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The Real Rag Worm
A wiggling rag worm: Every year in March and April the rag worms emerge from the bottom to secure the next generation. They swim freely in the water, wiggling from one side to the other. Sea gulls feed on the from above and many fish species seem to focus on them from beneath.
See how to tie an effective tandem fly here
Epoxied: Experimenting with epoxy might glue you to the tying bench for hours, days, weeks. You can make highly durable, translucent baitfish imitations using synthetics and epoxy. Some years ago Bob Popovic's book "Pop Fleyes" introduced Kasper Mühlbach to the Surf Candy.
Go to his candy store here.
|Type||Cold saltwater fly|
|Year of origin||2010|
|Hook||Kamasan B175 Size 6|
|Wing||Narrow hackle feathers, grey, tan, grizzly or what you have|
|Flash||Smooth, straight pearl flash|
- Start the thread behind the hook eye
- Tie in 2-3 hackle feathers flat on top of the hook. Keep a bit of the fluffy part in front
- Tie in a flash straw on each side of the fly
- Finish off with 2-4 peacock herl on top of the wing
- Form a small head, whip finish and varnish
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