Published Jul 14. 2018 - 7 months ago
Updated or edited Jul 14. 2018

Erna

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A well proven Icelandic salmon fly. The white thread helps the body become properly green and the head properly blue. The Erna Shrimp version is made with Artic Runner all the way.

Originator: 
Nils Jorgensen
Pattern type: 
Modern salmon fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Materials: 
Hook
Double salmon hook, size 8-14
Thread
White
Body
Green Floss on the rear part and green Angel Dub on the front half. Fixed with green wire ribbing. As an alternative, you can wire the whole body.
Wing
Wing: Black Artic fox body bur or Artic Runner (horse), a little green Angel Hair and more black Artic fox body fur or Artic Runner.
Hackle
Green Grizzly (Only on the Erna Spey)
Throat
False hackle, yellow Schlappen
Cheeks
Blue jungle cock (the fly works great without)
Head
Blue nail polish from H&M

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