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Chicken or Pasta Fly

Chicken or Pasta Fly
TypeCold saltwater fly
Originator
Martin Joergensen
Year of origin
2000
Difficulty
Easy
Target species
Sea trout (sea run)

Materials
HookGreat, well proportioned, beefy Gamakatsu SC15 - Wide Gape, curved, size 4 or 2
ThreadBland, boring black 6/0
Rib Plain copper wire - unvarnished so that i becomes dull in no time
BodyPre-made, drab, boring, sand colored Siman dubbing brush on copper wire
ThroatDull, tasteless red dubbing brush - also Siman
Wing/tailNatural, not overly interesting rabbit zonker strip
HeadOrdinary tying thread

Tying instructions

  1. Tie the rib over the hook bend.
  2. Follow by the tan brush.
  3. Cover the shank with the tan brush, leaving a bit of space for the red one.
  4. Cut surplus and cover the stub.
  5. Tie in the red brush and wrap it a turn or two.
  6. Cut surplus and cover the stub.
  7. Leave a bit of space for the skin strip and the head.
  8. Tie in the strip just behind the hook eye and pull backwards.
  9. Tie it down with the rib in a few open turns and finish the rib just behind the hook eye.
  10. Trim rib and form a small head.
  11. Whip finish and varnish.


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