Fly Tying

Norwegian Power

(Original and most favourite dressing)

Hook: Daiichi 1710 size 4-2, Daiichi 2271 size 2 (black)
Thread: Uni 8/0 same colours as dubbing
Tail: Chickabou or grizzly marabou tip fibres dyed in natural colours
Body: Squirrel dubbing in many natural colours … Read more

Fly Tying

The Frumpy Seducer


(Original dressing for sinktip line)
Hook: Daiichi 1280 size 8-6
Thread: Uni 8/0 same colours as dubbing
Tail: Chickabou or grizzly marabou tip fibres dyed in several natural colours
Body: Squirrel dubbing dyed in several natural colours (if possible same … Read more

Fly Tying

The Toddler

(Original dressing)
Hook: Daiichi 1710 size 8-6
Thread: Uni 8/0 grey
Tag: Green fluorescent flexibody, wool or stretch nylon
Tail: Partridge hackle fibres tied as delta wing
Body: Hare, rabbit or squirrel dubbing dyed in several natural colours
Pectoral fins:Read more

Fishing Stories

Norwegian Power Story

The three most recent additions to the group of patterns that I designed in Norway are already a few years old. As usual, they were developed on the banks of the mighty Glomma River, but this time under very difficult … Read more

Fly Tying

Flies to catch “Inconnu”

When I started to explore the feeding behaviour of the Inconnu, I found that spoons were most successful in inciting them to strike. I, therefore, wanted a good trade off between realistic fish fry and a streamer. I actually had … Read more