Fly Tying the Partridge and Green – Soft Hackled Wet Fly Pattern

This super easy-to-tie fly pattern has been a staple in fly boxes for over 500 years. With roots in the North Country Spiders, the Partridge and Green is one no wet fly fisherman should be without.

Hook: #10-18
Thread: Green, 8/0 or 70 denier
Body: Thread, or green silk floss
Thorax: Hare's mask (optional)
Hackle: Hungarian partridge

Dave Hughes fly tying books used in this series

“Essential Trout Flies,” by Dave Hughes.
“American Fly Tying Manual,” by Dave Hughes.
“Wet Flies,” by Dave Hughes.

Author: Matt O