Tuesday Tip #1: Hank Patterson on How to Create Your Own Hatch

Not everyone can tell you how to “slap it and snap it” when the PMPDQs are hatching. Luckily, Hank Patterson, Guide Extraordinaire, is willing to share his expertise via Youtube. In this episode, you’ll learn two different ways to create your own hopper hatch, as well as what you should do if you get sold a defective fly. Warning: Mildly NSFW language.

Click here to visit Hank’s site.


If you want to get the tippet through the tiny hook eye, just push as hard as possible. It’ll go.

photo courtesy Hank Patterson

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