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TypeCold saltwater fly
Martin Joergensen
Year of origin

HookScierra stinger hook size 12 (corresponds to ordinary hook size 6-8)
Thread6/0 chartreuse
BellyPolar bear (use white bucktail as a substitute)
WingOlive bucktail and a couple of straws of smooth pearl flash
ToppingTwo peacock herl
SidesBay Anchovy Fleye Foils size small
CoatingBug-bond Light Curing Resin

Tying instructions

  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

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