• New Fly - The Poronui Terrestrial

    A step-by-step guide to the Poronui Terrestrial - thanks to Dave Wood.

    Hook Size 8 to 12

    1. Bind hook shank and attach rear of foam strip

    Poronui Terrestrial Step 1

    2. Bind foam to hook shank

    Poronui Terrestrial Step 2

    3. Attach peacock herl and bind

    Poronui Terrestrial Step 3

    4. Bind elk hair and attach legs

    Poronui Terrestrial Step 4

    5. Fold foam back and tie off

    Poronui Terrestrial Step 5

    6. Trim and present to large trout

    Poronui Terrestrial Step 6

    Cast into riffles and the head of pools and hang on!

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