Fishing Fly tying

Fly tying: Folding hackle

Tying collars for streamers and salmon or steelhead flies can be a bit tricky, largely becuase saddle hackle is sometimes hard to work with.

Above, Tim Flagler from Tightline Media demonstrates a great way to fold hackle back so when you go to tie in the collar, it’s perfect every time.

— Chris Hunt

By Chris Hunt.