Ubersoft Hackle

Created by Jeff Morgan


An "attractor" soft hackle pattern that does not imitate anything specifically. For more about this fly, see the article 21st Century Soft Hackles.

How to Fish

While a surface swing is the traditional presentation, you can also use the fly as a dropper off a dry fly or use trout indicator, tight line, or rising nymph tactics.

Tying Instructions

1. Debarb hook, place in vice, start thread.

2. Tie in pearl Krystalflash butt.

3. Wrap stripped peacock abdomen.

4. Dub Ice Dub thorax.

5. Tie in underwing.

6. Tie in partridge. Make two wraps. Tie off.

7. Whip-finish, trim, and cement.

HOOK: Dai Riki 135, size 12-18

BUTT: Pearl Krystalflash

BODY: Stripped peacock

THORAX: Peacock Ice Dub

UNDERWING: Pearl Lite Brite

HACKLE: Light partridge