Published Nov 19. 2022 - 1 year ago
Updated or edited Nov 19. 2022

Vaskebjørn AKA Racoon

Vaskebjørn or Raccoon, translated from Norwegian, is a pattern that very quickly established itself amongst Scandinavian salt water sea trout fishermen. Developed by Christian Schanche a local fly tyer in the county that I live, it's obviously inspired by some of the top Danish patterns like Frede and Magnus. Christian also says that its not just a favourite for sea trout but it is also an effective pattern for sea bass.

Hook: Mustad S71 # 2
Tying thread: Dyneema 55
Eyes: Large bead chain eyes (Original black)
Hackle: Large cock grizzle
Rear body: Red seals fur
Front body: Natural seals fur

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Martin Joergensen

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