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    Default COYOTED PHEASANT SOFT-HACKLE - FLY OF THE WEEK - Dec 19, 2011

    COYOTED PHEASANT SOFT-HACKLE


    Friends of mine, a couple that reside by Jefferson River at Three Folks, MT, sent me some pheasant feathers as a Christmas gift (partly joke so I can tie some flies for free). They say the bird would have been killed by a coyote in their property (but I know they are good hunters). Those feathers seemed to me from shoulder, probably from hen (softer than cocks'), along with after shaft plumes. These plumes meant more than a joke to me and really turned me on too design a fly. I came up with a synthesis of "traditional looking", "durability", "modern materials", and "existing patterns".

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    Default 1st Time "Fly Of The Week" Writer....

    This is first, "Fly Of The Week" article, written for FAOL, by Satoshi Yamamoto

    Very excellent presentation, of my favorite fly that I almost exclusively use on the streams and stillwaters. I Catch (and most times release) most fish on Soft-Hackle patterns....

    Fly Fishing is Universal, just about every country has some variation of Soft Hackle Fishing!

    Welcome to FAOL, hope to be able to read more articles by you! ~Parnelli
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