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Fish Food

  • Hook: Hanak 230BL, size 16
  • Thread: Brown nano silk
  • Tail: Coq de leon
  • Body: Stripped peacock herl
  • Thorax: Squirrel fur
  • Bead: 2.5mm gold tungsten

It’s no wonder this stunning little fly is a river angler’s favourite when it comes to nymph choice. Nordic champion Tor Grøthe is very particular about which flies he fishes with – usually dries – and this nymph is his favourite. It looks like food and that’s why it’s so successful.