Swinging soft hackles

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Swinging soft hackles

Post by newriverspey » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:22 am

Well, it has been a while but I am going to swing some soft hackle flies today on the South Holston with my switch rod. I will add to this post later tonight. I am going to start of with a purple and partridge and go from there.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by Smuggler » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:46 am

Best of luck Otto. That's a nice piece of water!
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by letumgo » Wed Sep 09, 2015 12:07 pm

Good luck Otto! Make a few drifts for me. I am stuck in meetings all day.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by William Anderson » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:41 pm

That does look good. I hope you have some fish that are active. Nice stretch.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by newriverspey » Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:51 pm

Overall, I had a great time and caught about a dozen fish. Most of them were browns,which was nice and the purple and partridge tied on # 19 was the ticket. I plan on going again tomorrow.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by DUBBN » Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:46 pm

Gorgeous fish! Late Summer and early Fall is my favorite time to swing soft hackles. I envy you.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by letumgo » Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:02 pm

Good for you Otto! I am glad you did so well. Can you take us along tomorrow, again? :D

Thanks for sharing. ;)
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by Smuggler » Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:46 am

:) excellent.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by William Anderson » Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:20 pm

This is a very cool post to see. Glad you did well and looking forward to seeing how today goes.
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Re: Swinging soft hackles

Post by letumgo » Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:20 pm

I keep checking the forum posts, in hopes of hearing how you made out today. I hope you're having a great day Otto.

You mentioned a switch rod earlier. Have you been using a switch rod for long? How do you like it? What size rod are you fishing?
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