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Member Since 26 Nov 2010
Offline Last Active Apr 12 2018 12:41 PM

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Easy Intruder pattern

17 January 2018 - 09:56 AM

Here is a pretty simple intruder pattern that doesn't take 45mins of brushing loops or any real complicated steps

Easy to swap colors and size for various species 


Single station, but still a good profile and lots of movement

Shank - 35mm Partridge Waddington Shank 
Hook - Partridge z4 intruder hook 
Rear - Pink Ice dub
Body - Opal Mylar Tinsel
Shoulder - Arctic fox
Wing - Ostrich/ Flash/ marabou


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