Posts Tagged ‘John Terje Refsahl’

Step-by-Steps: The Animal by John Terje Refsahl

Step-by-Steps: The Animal by John Terje Refsahl

A quick and easy tie, the Animal will find a permanent home in your fly boxes.

How To Make a Woven Body by John Terje Refsahl

How To Make a Woven Body by John Terje Refsahl

In this article, Terje shares an excellent step-by-step on how to create a woven body using what many refer to as the “granny weave”.  To help illustrate the weaving process, Terje has used heavy strands of antron yarn.  Using larger bundles of yarn may help also help the beginner who is first learning how to […]

Biot Body CDC Comparadun by John Terje Refsahl

Biot Body CDC Comparadun by John Terje Refsahl

There is nothing more fun in fly tying than putting a new twist on an old pattern. And that’s just what we have here, with a step-by-step tutorial by JohnTerje Refsahl of Norway on a Biot Body, CDC Comparadun. Al Caucci, Bob Nastasi, and maybe even Fran Betters, would be proud.

CDC Paraloop Mayfly Emerger

CDC Paraloop Mayfly Emerger

The paraloop is made with cdc on this one, but i also sometimes combines both cdc and ordinary hackle when making the paraloop. The cdc softens the ordinary hackle and makes it more alive.

In this fly you can notice that i use a magic tool and two cdc feathers. It could easily be made by using only one cdc feather, but when using two you have more control when it comes to trimming the fly afterwards. I just use my fingers and remove cdc until i get the amount of cdc that i want.

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