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From “matching the hatch” paradigm to “one fly philosophy”. 2-nd issue by Oleg Stryapunin

From “matching the hatch” paradigm to “one fly philosophy”. 2-nd issue by Oleg Stryapunin

Tenkara angler Oleg Stryapunin
If we use classification from Yoshikazu Fujioka we know long soft hackle, short soft hackle and short stiff hackle kebaries. 

Looking for kebari images you must wonder there simplicity. Amano kebari and Ishigaki kebari does not look like insect and that is really stumbling-stone. Western fly fishing theory always hammers in the angler’s consciousness: “Match the hatch”. If you are at the very beginning off your personal way to your own “one fly”, you normally frustrated and fallen into a doubt. Don’t worry and start tying kebari by migrating our lovely fly patterns or color combination to kebari style. 
It is much easier, than you can imagine. The simplest migration you can do with “partridge&orange” – reverse the hackle and you will get very nice and effective “long soft hackle kebari”.

partridge&orange wet fly        partridge&orange kebary

To migrate popular dry “red tag” to sekasa (reverse hackle) kebari you can only change stiff cock hackle to soft hen revers hackle – see the picture below. No double about the result – trout will take it.

red tag dry fly       red tag kebari

Even one of the most effective dries “Klinkhamer special” can be migrated to wet soft hackle kebari.

klinkhamer special dry fly        klinkhamer kebari

Royal Coachmen wet flies migrate to very effective “royal kebaries”.

wet royal fly    royal kebari

If you want to migrate with the wings, it is also possible.

olive biot dun    olive biot kebari

Also you lovely nymphs and terrestrials can be migrated.   Find the best kebaries  at tenkara gear store kebari page .