Author, fly-tying instructor and host of The Caddis Chronicles Matt Grobert ties a sulphur version of the Soft Hackle Mayfly Emerger.
Great production! I’m interested in the hackle pliers Matt uses in this video. What is the brand and where can I find them?
Matt uses the standard plunger type hackle pliers which are available just about everywhere. Once you start using them it’s hard to go back to anything else. They are also perfect for moving flies around the newer fly boxes with micro slit foam.
You can buy those “hackle pliers” in any hardware store in the electrical section.
If you like swing flies, this pattern was a fish magnet! I contacted Matt about sharing this great pattern. On water her in north western New jersey , and the waters of the tri-state region. I. Highly recommend this pattern and won,t leave home without a dozen in various sizes in my box. It simple and easy to Ty.the sulfer pattern is deadly, and switching some of the dubbing olives, hairs ears, pheasant tail and peacock herl are all favorites of mine. Ty a couple up use them with another fly , Gary lofontana, caddis emerger , and you will have many great days on the water.
You can get them at Radio Shack.