FLIES

Beginners Fly Tying Class – Required Tools/Optional

International Angler Beginners Fly Tying Class – Required Tools/Optional     Fly Tying Vice – clamp or pedestal   Scissors – small for general fly tying use   Bobbin – a thread holder used to tie in materials   Half Hitch Tool – used to secure thread   Bodkin – needle type tool with handle […]

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Three Things Needed to Tie a Good Fly

Three Things Needed to Tie a Good Fly   Very Good Material   Thread Control   A Sense of Proportion  

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Fly Tying Tools – Basics

1. Vice Holds hook in place Basic types – 1. Basic Clamp/Cam Jaw (Thompson A) – 2.  Spring Jaw (Regal) – 3. Rotary vice (not all are true rotary) 2. Bobbin Holds Thread Spool Probably the most important tool.           HELPS CONTROL THREAD DIRECTLY Different types some have ceramic tubes or inserts to keep from […]

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The Gartside Gurgler Strikes Again!

Ok… we all have our favorite flies that we like to tie.  This is hands down one of my favorites.  The Gurgler can be used for so many species and watching these reds just crush it makes me want to move to the bayou!  Nothing like a little mid-week fish porn to get you going. […]

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