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Martin's Mundane Sand Eel

Martin's Mundane Sand Eel
TypeCold saltwater fly
Martin Joergensen
Year of origin
Very easy

HookKamasan B175 Size 6
ThreadBlack 6/0
WingNarrow hackle feathers, grey, tan, grizzly or what you have
FlashSmooth, straight pearl flash
ToppingPeacock herl

Tying instructions

  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

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