Some great looking flies there, Mark! As to how to fish soft hackles – one reason I like using them is the incredible variety of ways to present them. Whatever the fish want to see that day, your soft hackles can do it. At a gin-clear lowland lake last week they wanted it slow and realistic. A slow hand-twist retrieve with an occasional pause to let it sink was the trick. Took me all morning trying various retrieves to figure this out, but once I got their attention, it was a fish on every cast. I guess what I'm saying is...try everything. Heck, even a totally unrealistic fast strip, or trolling like the devil is on my heels, have both worked in the past. Watch what's happening on the lake. If a hatch is on, they might take it rising or falling. If damselflies are out, cast out from near a reedy spot on the shoreline and walk it in like a nymph coming up from the depths to emerge. Soft hackle wet flies are some of the most versatile patterns in the box.