Tying a Pattegrisen with Martyn White

Published on Jan 11, 2018 by Editor in chief

Step by step instructions for the deadly Pattegrisen seatrout fly. These are a must for sea-run salmonids and other species.
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Materials Used
Hook: 811s size 4
Thread : shell pink
Mouth parts: mallard flank
Tail: Whiting spey hackle
Eyes: burnt nylon dipped in epoxy
Rib: 6lb mono
Body: Shell pink saltwater SLF
Body hackle: Whiting spey hackle (salmon pink)
Back: Congo hair/EP fibers or similar
Coating: Loon soft head or a UV resin