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Den våde høne (The wet hen)
Tied by Per Hansen

Den våde høne

Name Den våde høne
Category Seatrout
Tail Red wool yarn
Body 6-8 peacock herls
Body Hackle Red henl
Front Hackle Mallard flank turned with the backside forward

Den våde høne was tied by Danish fly tyer Per Hansen. He tied this popular pattern for Denmark's River Karup, widely know for its excellent Seatrout fishing.  You can see more of his flies at The Flies of Per Hansen.

Per's Notes: This fly is very effective in high water and many years ago it took a 13.7 kg (30 lb) seatrout. The fly was originated by Hans Vestergaard Jepsen in 1960.

 

 

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