Guys i have a question or three. I am going to be fishing the Kenai the third week of July and have some fly questions. Why do the flies i have read about have such a long shank? If reds like sparse flies why go so long? I am going to tie some yarn flies with Gami Octopus hooks and have a few questions there as well. Are yarn flies any good and what size Gami Octopus hook should i use? Thanks for your help!