Primrose & Partridge Softhackle - Step-by-step

Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Thomas Mitchell, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Thomas Mitchell Active Member

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    Western, WA
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    I took a break from steelhead tying to work up one of my favorite trout flies for this spring. Change it up to match your local conditions or materials.

    Full step-by-step with materials list and photos is here:

    Primrose & Partridge Step-by-Step

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  2. scottflycst Active Member

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    Ozark Mtn springwater
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    Thomas is right about the fishability of this fly. My standard omits the bead but the bead would certainly help with swinging a little deeper as is necessary at times.

    Thanks for sharing Thomas!
  3. McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    Somewhere Near Selah, WA
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    nice, gonna tie me up some of these!
  4. kelvin Active Member

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    Seattle,WA
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    very nice love swinging soft hackles
  5. NCL Active Member

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    Northern California
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    Thomas,

    Thanks for the link. I have been tying up some soft hackles lately, got to love em.