Oh yeah baby. Going back to the Big C (Columbia River) with John Montana from Carp On The Fly on Thursday. Hoping to get me a whole lotta this:
And who knows, maybe some o that:
But first I gotta do up bunches and bunches of the others:
Soft-Hackles carp flies in a variety of weights and sizes:
Except one of these is not like the others. Eventually boredom kicks in whenever I tie up a bunch of the same thing and something different just flows off the vice. I have no control over the impulse. For now we will call it a rubber soft-hackle. As per Fly-Carpin policy it gets a goofy name if and when it proves it's mettle. Between you and me I already have a good one picked out so here is hoping.