Fly of the Month – Soft Hackle

By Eli Crumley
Blackhawk Fly Fishing

Hook: Tiemco TMC3761 size 16/18
Thread: UTC 70 denier (color) red (also great in black, olive, brown and tan)
Body: UTC 70 denier (thread body)
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Wing: Hungarian Partridge

This is a great fly to dead drift and also great to swing. Swinging soft hackles is a great technique to have in your bag of tricks.