Contemporary Soft Hackle Dry Flies
This class will discuss a brief history of classic soft hackle flies and their uses. Intermediate fly tyers will tie soft hackle flies designed to float and imitate mayfly cripples with a variety of game bird hackles. The Instructor is the 2017 Stan Walters Memorial Fly Tyer of the Year and owns RiverKeeper Flies website (www.johnkreft.com). The focus will be on his RiverKeeper Soft Hackle Cripple tied in a variety of sizes and colors to imitate various mayflies. This is not a beginning class. Students must bring their own vise, tools, and thread. Hooks and fly materials will be provided.