Published Nov 23. 2020 - 3 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 24. 2020

Krystal Flash Soft Hackle Wet Fly

A very simple soft hackle fly pattern that uses Krystal Flash for the body and brown partridge for a hackle. The beauty of this pattern is that you can vary the body in any color combination you want. Use a tungsten bead to make the pattern a fast-sinker and fishable in faster or deeper water.

Hook: #12-18 nymph or wet fly
Body: Krystal Flash, two strands wound as a rope
Bead: Brass or tungsten, sized to match the hook
Hackle: Brown partridge or hen soft hackle

This fly can be found in The Federation of Fly Fishers,
Fly Pattern Encyclopedia:

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