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How to properly crush hook barbs: Part Two

we’ve recently seen the how-to video and today, sent in by friendĀ Alan Bithell is a detailed explanation why it’s way better to crush barbs with the pliers inline with the hook point rather than across. 17 more words

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How to properly crush hook barbs

great stuff from ozarkflyflinger with very little to add. i can’t explain why but having the pliers inline with the hook point gives better results with fewer breaks of the barb and a smoother contact between the tip of the barb and the shank. 81 more words

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White Trash and a Puss

two great new vids from the guys at Gink&Gasoline

first up and another fine example of “one of those bread and butter, no real need to stray from the basic design fly/streamers” 129 more words

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