Published Aug 23. 2017 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Aug 28. 2017

Frances Plug

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The pattern is a basic pattern and is tied in several variations:

  • Plug Frances: 5mm + 4mm bead.
  • Franc'n Plug is a variation of the Franc N Snealda with stacked cones, a hackle in front and a longer and slimmer collar.
  • Micro Plug: 5mm bead + 4mm cone
  • FF Plug Frances: rear disc + 5mm + 4 mm bead + 4 mm cone.

The step-by-step in the article shows a FF Plug Frances, a variation originated by Kim Sørensen.

Marc Skoby
Pattern type: 
Modern salmon fly
Very easy
See article for detailed tying instructions.
1" plastic tube
To match fly color, 6/0
Rear cone (optional)
Small Turbo Cone to match fly color
Hair collar
Opossum with guard hairs
Monofilament nylon (alternatively hackle stems or boar bristles)
Veinard Tri Lobal Hackle, dark color to match fly
Front cones
5mm bead, 4mm bead, 4mm cone
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