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Member Since 26 Nov 2010
Offline Last Active May 01 2017 05:44 AM

Topics I've Started

Tying off Parachutes

30 April 2017 - 07:48 AM

Do you tie off the hackle on the post?

what about for your whip fishing? on the post as well?


Here is a video a did on a parachute BWO

I tied the hackle off on the post, but whip finished at the hook eye


Micro Intruder Patter

27 March 2017 - 08:11 PM

Micro Intruder is an oxymoron

tying style like the big and bold steelhead intruders, but just sized down to a single station


steelhead, trout, bass... i think it would work for all


let me know what you think


Synthetic Quill Emerger

17 February 2017 - 12:24 PM

Here is a Quill Emerger using a Synthetic Quill

The video shows the far right pattern, but you can easily take out some materials for the different stages shown

Framing Flies

29 January 2017 - 11:34 AM

New Article on the Hatches site with a full walk through of framing flies and building a custom frame

check it out



Waddington Shanks for Intruders and Big Streamers

26 January 2017 - 11:31 AM

What is a Waddington Shank? I get that question a lot, and in this video you can have a closer look...

Waddington Shanks have been around since the early 1950s but have really increased in popularity the past few years with the rise of Intruder style flies and large streamers. One of the fundamental features of an Intruder fly is the ability to have a large profile fly with a small hook. The small hook allows for less leverage to pull the hook while fighting fish.