April 8, 2009

Soft Hackle Score

Woodcock Pronunciation: \wŏŏd'kŏk'\

American woodcock wings
1. Any one of several species of long-billed limicoline birds belonging to the genera Scolopax and Philohela. They are mostly nocturnal in their habits, and are highly esteemed as game birds.

2. A simpleton.

3. Getting a splinter in your dick.

4. Mutha fuggin' deadly soft hackle.

dark banded soft hackle
light banded soft hackle
[Ed. note: white specks are borax used to treat wings ]

I've got a gallon bag full of American Woodcock wings, courtesy of an associate of mine. Roughfish beware. I've got a bunch of soft hackles to tie up, just in time for the shorthead redhorse and white sucker spawning run.

You've been warned.

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