Published Dec 12. 2023 - 6 months ago
Updated or edited Jan 7. 2024

Grey & White Easy Cast Pike Fly

There are opposing forces at play when fishing for pike with a fly rod. On one hand, it is fascinating and alluring that the pike likes to take a relatively large prey and thus also potentially a huge fly. On the other hand, the joy of fly fishing itself can be jeopardized if the fly tying gets out of control in size and volume. Jesper Lindquist Andersen knows this dilemma all too well. On a daily basis, he works in the tackle shop Go Fishing in Denmark, and here he has unfortunately a little too often come across customers who have turned down for the pike fly fishing. At the same time, Jesper has painfully experienced firsthand how both arm and back have finally had to capitulate during the winter season's intense pike hunt with large heavy flies and heavy gear. But by minimizing the materials and avoiding overly water-absorbing materials, which thus become heavy to cast, but can still move some water and attract the pike, Jesper has rediscovered the joy of pike fly fishing. In this video, he demonstrates his “go-to-pattern” tied in more natural colors, white and grey for bright and sunshine days and clear water.

Hook: Ahrex PR350 Light Predator # 4/0
Thread: White
Tail: White bucktail and white + tan saddle- or flatwing hackles
Body: Pearl 15 mm Cactus Chenille. White Polar Fibre Streamer Brush 3” and grey saddle- or flatwing hackles
Flash: Pearl holographic Flashabou
Head: Grey Polar Fibre Streamer Brush 3”
Eyes: 8 mm Fish-Skull Living Eyes, Wind
Finish: UV resin

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