In this fly tying tutorial, I show an easy way to vary the Woolly Bugger, which is by substituting a schlappen hackle for the traditional saddle hackle. The former consists of a marabou butt section, plus has very webby hackle throughout. I encourage you to try some flies with this hackle, plus wet them when finished at your bench (like I do in this video) to see how they will look in the water.
Featured in this tutorial are the S403 streamer hooks by Allen Fly Fishing; they can be found here: http://www.allenflyfishing.com/s403-nymph-streamer-3xl/
Additionally, if you are interested in schlappen hackle, I suggest you try Clearwater Hackle; the link is: http://www.clearwaterhackle.com/
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