Small flies... and large

Fall fishing for sea trout means small flies. Here are my favorites... and a couple of not so small ones that have proven useful as backups.

By Martin Joergensen


A well worm, ugly, but nevertheless effective specimen of The Moyerfokker
Moyerfokker - click for article

Moyerfokker - materials
Gamakatsu F-16, Tiemco TMC 700 or similar heavy, Limerick bend hook size 2-4
Thread Black
Tail Black and silver flash
Body None
Hackle Black and silver flash
Eyes Bead chain
Head Thread

Tying Instructions

  1. Start the thread over the hook bend
  2. All flash straws should end up a bit longer than the hook
  3. Tie in a bunch of black flash over the hook shank
  4. Tie in a bunch of silver flash under the hook shank
  5. Whip finish, don't cut thread, but varnish over the bases of flash
  6. Let dry before continuing
  7. Advance thread to an eye width behind hook eye
  8. Tie in one more bunch of black flash over the hook shank
  9. Tie in one more bunch of silver flash under the hook shank
  10. Tie in bead chain eyes under the hook shank
  11. Whip finish
  12. Varnish
A team of freshly tied Moyerfokkers. This fly just gets better the more fish it catches.
Moyerfokker - click for article
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