Male Hendrickson Red Quill by Dave Brandt

Dave Brandt Hendrickson Fly, Red Quill
Dave Brandt Red Quill photo Tom Mason

The Female Hendrickson has been thoroughly explored recently. Let’s move to a different riffle where we find the male Hendrickson hatching. This is a Red Quill tied by master Catskill Fly tier Dave Brandt. Loved to chat and watch Dave tie but for some reason the sign in on his table always said “Free Flies Tomorrow”. When I questioned this Dave’s response was “we will burn that bridge when we come to it”.

-an excerpt from Tom Mason my good friend and neighbor on the East Branch is the Delaware.