By Erling Olsen
Bronce wetfly size 6-10.
Tag: Oval silver tinsel (Veniard nr. 14-15).
Body: Silver mylar tinsel.
Rib: Oval silver tinsel (Veniard nr.15 or 14 for small hook
Hackle: Furnace, soft fibers.
Wing: Two strands of brown Lureflash Twinkle and some fibers
from pheasant tail. On top blacktip Sibirian squirrel.
Sides: Small Jungle Cock.
Text and photo
by Erling Olsen ©
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Editor note: The
Heggeli is one very famous Norwegian fly, that works well when
fishing for salmon, sea trout and brown trout.
originally created in the 1960's by Bernhard Caspari to be used
when fishing in lake/river Heggeli in the area north of Oslo
(Northmark) in Norway.
have a wing of bronce mallard. Over the years many variants of
this fly have been created.
One rule many
salmon fishermen use when tying this fly is to make the wing
more full when used in more colored waters.