Fly of the Week.

Baetis Soft Hackle
I think I’ll start the fly of the week and see how it goes. This is my Baetis Soft Hackle. This is my no #1 fly in the Fall on the Truckee River. I fish it deep on a nymph rig, or sometimes higher up off a tippet ring on a nymph rig. You can fish it off a back of a dry in the film, or swing it through a pod of rising fish. It just works…

  • Hook: Tiemco 2487 size #16
  • Thread: Uni 8/0 Gray (head)
  • Body: Uni 8/0 Iron Gray
  • Thorax: Wapsi Life Cycle Caddis Dubbing Gray
  • Colar: Whiting Farms Hen Hackle Medium Dun
  • Tail: Hen Hackle Fibers, Medium Dun
  • Ribbing: UTC Ultra Wire Size Small, Green, or Olive

5 Responses to “Fly of the Week.”

  1. Borderfly

    Sweet and simple I like it! How would this work on the E. Walker?

  2. Uncle Larry

    I thought it was the bacon and eggs.br /And the captcha below me right now says quot;Shitcatquot;. Awesome!

  3. Matt "Gilligan" Koles

    Ahh shit dude, I owe you some flies. I#39;m gonna get tying.

  4. Lazy Lopez

    Yes, it does work. Quite well I must say. I#39;ve caught lots of fish using that fly. Both used as a nymph and a dry tied behind a bigger dry fly with some shake on it. I#39;m a little worried because I#39;m down to my last one!

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