Tying Video – Orange Fish Hawk

The Orange Fish Hawk is a wonderful soft hackle for both cold and warm water species especially when the water is clear and slow.  This fly has been around for many years and was included in Ray Bergman’s book Just Fishing published in 1932.  I first tied this for chasing panfish and bass in some … Read more

Tying Video – Woodcock Quill

The Woodcock Quill is another old soft hackle pattern.  I found this one in Sylvester Nemes’ book (Two Centuries of Soft-Hackle Flies) as well.  His book mentions Modern Trout Fly Dressing, by Roger Woolley which was published in 1932.  I was actually looking at tying the Peacock & Partridge (which is very similar to the … Read more