Thorsten Strüben – The best flies available on the market

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The Grand Varzuga

Being a good Salmon flytyer means that you have to know one or two things about Salmon. You have to know what specific flies the salmon likes, depending of the season, and in that context you have to know how to dress the fly in the right way.

Thorsten Strüben is one of those few guys out there, who really know some of the essential secrets in fly tying

Thorsten have been Salmon fishing for more than 20 years

Besides tying Demos all over Europe, Thorsten is a Certified Casting Instructor FFF an EFFA

Thorsten has been writing several articles in national and international fly-fishing Magazines

Thorsten have won more then15 Silver And Gold medal in national and international fly-tying competition

Many of his flies have been published in different Books:

Flytyers of the World, 100 best Salomon flies from Topher Brown

Winner of the Ken Sawada Fly-tying Grand prix 2009

If you need some of his Voodoo flies you can contact Thorsten on

Price for Double Hooks: 6€ – Small Tube flies (us tubes) 8€. Big Tube flies: 10€

Thorsten want to share one of his latest flies here on (see photo above in this article)

The Grand Varzuga

Tube. US Tube 10 mm

Tag: Red Flatbraid

Tail: Red Fluo Fiber

Body: Golden Hologrphic Ice Dubbing

Body Hackle: Orange Saddle Hackle

Wing: Orange barred Zonker Strip

Fronthackle 1: Golden OliveHenback or Schlappen

Fronthackle2: Barred Orange Softhackle

Checks: Jungle cock from breeding

Head: Red


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