Hendrickson Soft Hackles

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Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by ForumGhillie » Tue May 07, 2019 7:39 am

So far for me the most productive fly pattern has been the Hendrickson soft hackle during the hatch.
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Partridge fibers to tail, Bailey's wax, Hare's mask dyed rust for body, copper wire ribbing and a golden plover wing.
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Question: Who else fishes a soft hackle / flymph pattern during the Hendrickson hatch? If "yes", can you post it?

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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by Ron Eagle Elk » Tue May 07, 2019 7:47 am

Nicely dressed fly. Seems as how the best judge deems them excellent too.
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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by FlyFisherMann1955 » Tue May 07, 2019 5:38 pm

That is a great soft hackle pattern. I will copy it and if anyone asks me about it, I will certainly give you all the credit. Thanks for posting the picture and materials. That Brown trout looks like a "fall trout" with rich, bright colors--just beautiful!

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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by ForumGhillie » Tue May 07, 2019 6:38 pm

Ken, no need to give me credit. I am sure I am not the first person to tie a soft hackle pattern like this. The trout sure like it, which is not often in my past years I used a soft hackle during the Hendrickson hatch. The pattern made me a believer in it for this hatch.

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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by chase creek » Tue May 07, 2019 7:23 pm

Beautiful fly and fish. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by joaniebo » Sun May 26, 2019 10:23 am

That is one good looking fly. Thanks for the post / info.

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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by jcwillow777 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:28 am

I just saw this. I've been looking for a Hendickson Soft Hackle pattern. This one is great. Those look awesome. Definitely gonna tie up some of these for next spring. Thanks for posting these John.
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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by letumgo » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:39 pm

How the heck did I miss this post? Must have been during one of my business trips earlier this year. Darn job keeps getting in the way of my passion for soft hackles...

John - Exemplary example of a fishing fly. Purposeful, imitative, and proven effective. Kudos on all counts!

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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by ForumGhillie » Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:11 pm

Thanks, guys. I do love the Hendrickson hatch.

Very little fishing since May this year. Tying almost non-existant. Heck, I haven't even order any new FF stuff since March. :lol: :lol:

Maybe now that we got 7" of white stuff I will get back in the tying mode.
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Re: Hendrickson Soft Hackles

Post by letumgo » Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:42 pm

White stuff? Shudder!

Our (Buffalo’s) day is coming...

Tying season started today. First accumulation of the year...
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