The Optic fly was released by ABU in 1967 as “a streamer of tremendous killing power” – and that label wasn’t all wrong. The Swedish tackle manufactor actually sold 80.000 Optic flies in the first year alone. The Streamtease is still a fabulous fly when trout feed on sticklebacks, minnows or young-of-year fry. This pattern … Continue reading "Streamtease Optic Fly – streamer fly tying – tied by Michael Jensen"
Update on the classic Matuka style fly. Håhan use this fly for trout fishing in fast running streams in Northern Sweden.
My own pattern inspired by the fabulous Woolly Bugger and Scandinavian sea trout flies like the Magnus. The name… well it is pretty green and at first i just called it “the green fly.” But as it turned out this green bastard caught so many sea trout during it’s first days of action, that I … Continue reading "Shades of Green – tied by Michael Jensen"