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Posted by Steve Galea at
I'll concede that the title of this post sounds like the first line of a really bad country song. Yet, it is true. A soft hackled fly, such as the partridge and orange I tied for this photo, can be a killer on any trout stream. I first started paying attention to these after reading Sylvester Nemes's classic The Soft-hackled Fly. This highly specialized book tells you everything you ever needed to know about why these things are so effective and how they should be fished. Soft-hackled flies are more difficult to tie that they appear. You are typically dealing with very...
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