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Sakasa Kebari (variations)
Flies tied by Ken Broadhead

Sakasa Kebari

Sakasa Kebari


Sakasa Kebari (variations)

Category Steelhead/Trout
Hook Any from trout to steelhead
Tail Optional
Body Thread , can be coated  with head cement, light cured resin (tuff eye) or epoxy
Collar Black ostrich Herl
Hackle Saddle Hackle, tied facing forward

These Sakasa Kebari variations were tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional  flies at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Ken's Notes: These flies are called Sakasa Kebari (reverse hackle fly), similar to my funnel flies. I haven't fished the steelhead version but the trout version is a killer. On the steelhead fly I used a blind fly hook. I simply cut and debur any standard hook. For the eye, I use griffins silk bead cord  #2 or #4. Although available in many colors I use white and color it  with sharpies.

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