I never get tired of tying and swinging soft hackle flies, and the Peacock Flymph is as simple as it gets. A pinch of dubbing and a soft webby hackle is all you need. The dubbing can be substituted with real peacock herl, which is beautiful… but slightly more fragile.
The first fly I ever caught a trout on. I guess I was eight or nine years old, and I didn’t even have a fly rod back then. Just a Black Zulu, 10 feet of mono line and my bare hands. By now this fly has followed me through nearly five decades ;0) The combination … Continue reading "Black Zulu – classic wet fly tying – tied by Michael Jensen"