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Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear

Tim Flager of Tightline Productions demonstrates how to tie the Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear in this fly tying video tutorial.

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Beadhead Soft-Hackle Pheasant Tail

Matt Grobert and Tightline Productions team up to demonstrate how to tie a beadhead soft-hackle pheasant tail in this fly tying video tutorial. Beadhead Soft-Hackle Pheasant Tail Tying Tips Narrator Tim Flager provides some handy tips for tying a beadhead soft-hackle pheasant tail such as using the ribbing wire to tie in the pheasant tail […]

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[Video] BWO Soft Hackle by Johhny Utah

Johnny Utah of Utah’s Fly Corner demonstrates how to tie a beautifully simple blue-winged olive (BWO) soft hackle that is deadly on the eastern PA limestone streams he fishes. BWO Soft Hackle Materials Hook: Daiichi 1550, Size 14-18 Thread: Uni 8/0, light olive Tail: Pheasant tail fibers Thorax: Tying thread Rib: X-small copper wire Thorax: […]

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[Video] Soft Hackle Technique by Hans Stephenson

Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter demonstrates how to tie a soft hackle fly pattern. Soft hackles have been around for hundreds of years and for good reason, they are very effective. Many soft hackle patterns are very simple to tie and can imitate a variety of insects including most mayflies and caddis. As […]

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[Video] Craig Mathews Talks Soft Hackle Materials

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies takes us through how to select soft hackle fly tying material from many different wild game birds, some of which might surprise you. Soft Hackle Materials Many folks are familiar with Hungarian Partridge and Starling for tying soft hackle fly patterns, but have you tried Ruffed Grouse, Blue Grouse, […]

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[Video] Vitreus Soft Hackle

This Friday Night Fly Tying Video is brought to us this week by Rich Strolis and features a versatile soft hackle pattern that can also be fished as a nymph in the round and deep simply by adding a bead. Farmington River Yellow Quill Hatch Rich ties and fishes the Vitreus Soft Hackle to match […]

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[Video] Hendrickson Soft Hackle

This week’s Friday Night Fly Tying Video is brought to us by Rich Strolis of Catching Shadows Guide Service and features a buggy looking Hendrickson soft hackle. Tips on Tying Hendrickson Soft Hackle You’ll notice Rich is using a heavier thread (UTC 140) which is easier to split when making a dubbing rope. When using […]

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[Video] Soft Hackle Ways

A great collection of traditional soft hackle fly tying videos by Whiskey Creek Flies, including this classic Partridge and Yellow soft hackle fly pattern.

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