Published Oct 29. 2016 - 6 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 1. 2016

Tryggelev Terror

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A small and discrete sea trout fly, which has shown its ability to catch in the autumn.

Rüdiger Höhn
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Skill level/difficulty: 
  1. Cover the hook shank with tying thread
  2. Tie in a few mallard fibers as a tail
  3. Add 10-12 wraps of weight to the front of the hook shank
  4. Cover the weight with tying thread
  5. Tie in cobber wire for the rib pointing to the rear
  6. Cover the shank with a generous amount of dubbing
  7. Tie in a soft hackle tip in the front, stem first, curved side forward
  8. Wrap the hackle to the rear in 3-4 open turns
  9. Counterwrap with the copper wire to secure hackle
  10. Tie down, trim rib surplus and hackle tip
  11. Form a fairly large head, whip finish and cut off thread
  12. Varnish the head
  13. When dry, brush the fly thoroughly with Velcro to tease out the dubbing and fuse it with the hackle
Gamakatsu F314, size 6 - 10
Ultra Thread 140 chartreuse
Mallard feather, only a few fibers
Lead wire or substitute, .015, 12 turns
Copper wire, thin
Saltwater dubbing blend (Wapsi SLF Saltwater Dubbing), color: smokey olive (green version) or root beer (brown version)
Soft hackle, grizzly natural (only the first 3 cm of the tip)
Tying thread
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