Olive Garden Hackle Variant Fly Tying Video

In this video Tony Torrence ties his version of a Dec Hogan fly pattern called the Garden Hackle. The fly uses natural and very attainable materials that have “spey fly like” qualities. Tony demonstrates how to use a Dubbing whirler, Dubbing brush and Cautery Tool during the flies construction.

The fly fishes well on a floating line or a short sink tip when swung down and across.

Garden Hackle Variant

Garden Hackle Variant Steelhead Fly

Hook: Gamakatsu T10-6H 2,4
Thread: Veevus Black 8/0
Tags: Silver Flat Mylar/Danville Fl. Red Nylon Floss
Rear Hackle: Pink Guinea
Rib: Flat Pearl Mylar Large
Body: Purple STS Dubbing
Hackle: Black Pheasant Rump
Wing: Purple Grizzly Saddle
Hackle: Purple Guinea

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1 Response to Olive Garden Hackle Variant Fly Tying Video

  1. Brian says:

    Beautifully proportioned — you make it look easy!

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