Ice Soft Hackle SBS

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ScottP
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Ice Soft Hackle SBS

Post by ScottP » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:09 pm

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Supposed to work on run-ups from Hebgen in the Fall; may have to give that a try. Kinda like a Shakey Beely but a bit more subdued.

hook - Mustad 3906B #10
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange
tail - pheasant tail
rib - x-small wire copper
abdomen - pheasant tail
thorax - Ice Dub orange
wing - Krystal Flash pearl
hackle - partridge


Mash down barb; start thread back about gap width back from the eye, tie in rib and wrap back to bend

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tie in some PT fibers

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wrap the butt ends forward, tie off and trim

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counter-wrap wire rib; tie off, helicopter end

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tie in some KF; let the ends hang out over the eye

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dub thread, dub thorax

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pull KF back over thorax and tie down; trim even with hook bend

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tie in partridge feather (by the butt and the fibers tend to stand out from the fly, by the tip and they're more swept back - your choice)

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wrap partridge, tie of, trim, whip finish (since soft hackles are classy), SHHAN

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Regards,
Scott
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Re: Ice Soft Hackle SBS

Post by letumgo » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:32 am

Another welcome addition! You do nice work Scott. I am grateful for your effort. Thank you
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Re: Ice Soft Hackle SBS

Post by DOUGSDEN » Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:17 pm

Scott,
That is one sweeeet looking soft-hackle! It has all of my favorite ingredients and you have brought them together in a very special way! I like your style!
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Re: Ice Soft Hackle SBS

Post by William Anderson » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:36 pm

Scott, this is a great looking combination with the tried and true paired with some hot triggers. I wouldn't be surprised at all to hear this is very effective. I would assume in very small sizes as well. Excellent photo sequence. I like your style.
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