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Soft Hackle Wrap up

March 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A while back, this site featured a series of posts intended to be a primer for tying soft hackled flies. Here is a summary of each post:

Introduction – Why fish with soft hackles, and some reference books

Demostration – Partridge and Yellow – start simple

Materials – all about the feathers that make up the soft hackles

Materials – popular body materials

Demonstration – Purple and Snipe – taking hackle from a wing covert feather

Demonstration – Green and Partridge – adding a thorax

Demonstration – Bead head Pheasant Tail – bead headed soft hackles

Demonstration – Starling and Herl – my go to fly

Tags: Fly Tying

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  • 1 BARRIE WATERS // Nov 16, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    looking for fly patterns

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