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The Semperfli Spider

This simple pattern came about while I was trying to create a durable, thin, streamlined, and segmented thread body for a soft hackle pattern. Nano silk spins up nicely creating a segmented looking abdomen just before...

No Name Soft Hackle

Subtle, simple, slim. A few adjectives that could describe the fly in part II of my soft hackle series. A fly similar to Stewart's Spider in appearance in function; this no-name pattern is different with regards to...

Tying Soft Hackles

As a young fly fisherman, I often looked at soft hackles rather dubiously. They always looked too simple. So simple in fact, why would a fish eat that? I would tell myself, "No way. No way would a fish eat that...