How to make a wire trace for pike fly fishing

Fly fishing for sharp-teeth fish demand a wire trace which must not be too stiff or heavy. If you wonder how to make a good wire trace just follow these easy steps.

All you need is a reel of Mustad 1×7 black plastic-coated wire, a wire cutter and a lighter.

Step 1: Cut off a 12 inch length of wire.

Step 2: Put one end of the wire through the hook eye and twine the wire end with the wire.

Step 3: While you hold the twined wire gently in its place, melt the plastic coating without burning it. The twined wire will then be welded together and to make an extremely strong connection. Now you have a wire trace perfect for northern fly fishing.

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